The Impact of Information and Accountability on Hospital Procurement Corruption in Argentina and Bolivia

Bergen: Chr. Michelsen Institute (U4 Brief 2008:7) 4 p.
William D. Savedoff

Argentina and Bolivia have both attempted to curb corruption in procurement of hospital supplies. With varying degrees of success, their experiences tell a lesson: unless there are consequences attached to identified mal-practice, monitoring and publicizing information will not guarantee sustained gains.

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