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Total publications found: 17

Exploring the nature, enabling factors and solutions to corruption in the procurement of pharmaceuticals in Nigeria tertiary health institutions: a qualitative study

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Prince Agwu, Aloysius Odii, Charles Orjiakor, Eleanor Hutchinson, Pallavi Roy, Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: March 2022

Pharmaceuticals account for a large share of health budgets, second only to salaries of the workforce in most countries. Coupled with the complexity of managing multiple ...

Supply-side factors influencing informal payment for healthcare services in Tanzania

Authors: Peter Binyaruka, Dina Balabanova, Martin McKee, Eleanor Hutchinson, Antonio Andreoni, Mary Ramesh, Blake Angell, Ntuli Kapologwe, Masuma Mamdani
Publication date: May 2021

Informal payments for healthcare are widespread in sub-Saharan Africa. They are often regressive, potentially limiting access to quality healthcare, particularly for the most vulnerable, and ...

Do social accountability approaches work? A review of the literature from selected low- and middle-income countries in the WHO South-East Asia region

Authors: Nahitun Naher, Dina Balabanova, Eleanor Hutchinson, Robert Marten, Roksana Hoque, Samiun Nazrin Bente Kamal Tune, Bushra Zarin Islam, Syed Masud Ahmed
Publication date: November 2020

Governance failures undermine efforts to achieve universal health coverage and improve health in low- and middle-income countries by decreasing efficiency and equity. Punitive measures to ...

Corruption in the procurement of pharmaceuticals in Anglophone sub‑Saharan Africa: a scoping literature review

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Prince Agwu, Aloysius Odii, Charles Orjiakor, Divine Obodoechi, Chukwudi Nwokolo C, Pallavi Roy, Eleanor Hutchinson, Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: October 2020

The cost of procuring pharmaceutical products – especially medicines – represents a major share of public health spending. At the same time, the significant financial resources ...

The influence of corruption and governance in the delivery of frontline health care services in the public sector: a scoping review of current and future prospects in low and middle-income countries of south and south-east Asia

Authors: Nahitun Naher, Roksana Hoque, Muhammad Shaikh Hassan, Dina Balabanova, Alayne M. Adams, Syed Masud Ahmed
Publication date: July 2020

The dynamic intersection of a pluralistic health system, large informal sector, and poor regulatory environment have provided conditions favourable for ‘corruption’ in the LMICs of ...

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