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Public Event

Corruption in the Health Sector: Seeking the Cure

Wednesday, February 1, 2006 - 8:00am to 10:00am


Transparency International USA and the Center for Global Development presented the launch of the Transparency International Global Corruption Report 2006: Corruption and Health

Speakers:
Rafael DiTella - Professor, Harvard Business School
Maureen Lewis - Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development
Magnus Lindelow (invited)- Economist, Human Development Sector, World Bank
Ted Moran - Non-Resident Fellow, Center for Global Development and Professor, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service
Gloria Steele - Deputy Assistant Administrator, Global Health, U.S. Agency for International Development

Introductions and Moderator:
Nancy Boswell
- Managing Director, Transparency International USA

Full text transcript (PDF, 188KB)

The 5th edition of the Transparency International Global Corruption Report focuses on the health sector, where lack of integrity can be a matter of life and death. Topics include the risks and scale of corruption in different systems, high-level corruption in Costa Rica, counterfeit medicines in Nigeria, health care fraud in the United States, conflicts of interest in the pharmaceutical chain, and corruption in the fight against HIV/AIDS. For more information on the report: http://www.globalcorruptionreport.org/.