Improving transparency in pharmaceutical systems : strengthening critical decision points against corruption

COHEN, Jillian Clare
CERCONE,James A.
MACAYA, Roman
Publication Date 
October 2002
108 p

This is a diagnostic framework and methodology to evaluate a pharmaceutical system’s vulnerability to corruption and to determine which corrupt practices can have a major impact on the system’s ultimate efficiency. While developed in the context of the health systems of Latin America and the Caribbean (and implemented in a pilot study in Costa Rica), the methodology can be modified with ease so that it is applicable to other regions

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