Global Corruption Report 2006: Corruption and health

Filed under - Health

Global Corruption Report published 1 February 2006
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The Global Corruption Report 2006 focuses on corruption and health. The book includes expert reports on the risks of corruption in different health care systems; the scale of the problem, from high-level corruption in Costa Rica to counterfeit medicines in Nigeria to health care fraud in the United States; the costs of corruption in hospital administration and the problem of informal payments for health care; the impact of corruption at various points of the pharmaceutical chain; and anti-corruption challenges posed by the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Errata

  • Page 217, line 12 should read: "and pay journalists during the administrations of Ernesto Pérez Balladares (1994–99) and Mireya Moscoso (1999–2004)."


Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Health   |   Public services   
Tags - Health sector   |   Health services   |   public health   |   Doctors   |   Healthcare   

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