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Two case studies of corruption in medicine and medical supplies procurement in the Ministry of Public Health: II - a framework of relationships between civil society and good governanceCivil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 2000The medical supplies scandal in the Ministry of Public Health, Thailand was a case of corruption involving cooperation among politicians, civil servants and private medical companies.Document
Two case studies of corruption in medicine and medical supplies procurement in the Ministry of Public Health: I civil society and movement against corruptionCivil Society and Governance Programme, IDS, 2000In the middle of 1998 a rural doctors’ forum disclosed corruption in the Ministry of Public Health in Thailand. The objective of this case study, produced by the Civil Society and Governance Programme at the Institute of Development Studies (IDS), is to examine the structure of the corruption problem.DocumentGlobal Development Network, 2001This paper focuses on the importance of decentralisation in health care provision and how community participation could become a way forward to provide health care to all, using participatory rural appraisal.The paper outlines the present system of health care in India and the current challenges it faces.DocumentWorld Bank, 2001This World Development Report, from the World Bank, argues that effective institutions are critical to sustained and successful market reforms. It notes that market reforms have had a mixed record at prompting growth, increasing productivity and alleviating poverty in developing countries across the world. The report, therefore, asks two key questions.Document
Enhancing the private sector contribution to post-war recovery in poor countries:part 1:comparative analysisQueen Elizabeth House Library, University of Oxford, 2000Violent conflict has become more frequent in developing countries in the last two decades, and international support for peace making has become more important. Yet, post-war reconstruction in these countries has proven to be difficult and prolonged despite high levels of foreign aid.DocumentOECD Development Centre, 1997Corruption comes in many varieties. In different countries it has different determining factors, forms and impacts on development. In any given context, effective policy design calls for an accurate understanding of how corruption functions in that context.DocumentUnited Nations [UN] Research Institute for Social Development, 2001Five questions central to public sector reform in East and Southern Africa, and consistent with their proclaimed thrust, are addressed in this paper:Has the size of government employment changed since the mid-1980s?Have government functions become more focused on 'core' activities, such as health and education, during this period?Have real wage levels changed?Has accountabilityDocumentDepartment for International Development, UK, 1995Recommendations on methods for encouraging participation in development projectsPart One provides definitions and describes the extent to which we can at the moment answer the questions of why, when and how to encourage stakeholder participation. It explains why participatory approaches are important for a sustainable and effective aid programme.