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Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: practice, procurement, public, integrity
Number of Pages: 176
Published: 2007-05
ISBN-10: 9264027505
ISBN-13: 9789264027503

Of all government activities, public procurement is most vulnerable to corruption. Just one example: in OECD countries, bribery by international firms is more pervasive in public procurement than in utilities, taxation, or judiciary. As public procurement is a key economic activity of governments - estimated at around 15% of GDP, this has a major impact on how taxpayers’ money is spent. Although it is widely agreed that all public procurement reforms should follow good governance principles, international efforts have focused exclusively on the bidding process. But this is only the tip of t

Author: Yolanda Tayler
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: procurement, medicines, related, supplies, guide, maker, hiv, aids, decision, battling
Number of Pages: 181
Published: 2004
ISBN-10: 0821358480
ISBN-13: 9780821358481

'Battling HIV/AIDS' sets out principles and provides advice on the procurement of HIV/AIDS medicines and related supplies for programs scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) and associated health services. This technical guide examines the elements required to establish and ensure continuity of supplies, including medicines and other commodities. It provides extensive guidance on key topics: Quality Assurance, Selection and Quantification methods, Intellectual Property Rights, Procurement Strategies, Pricing and Financing, the Supply Cycle, and Policy Issues.Specializing in procurement for HI

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: vaccines, condoms, pharmaceuticals, goods, health, sector, procurement
Number of Pages: 238
Published: 2001-03
ISBN-10: 0821349341
ISBN-13: 9780821349342

Currently available on the Procurement website.

Author: World Bank
Publisher: World Bank Publications
Keywords: evaluation, form, bid, standard, goods, works, procurement
Number of Pages: 50
Published: 1996-05
ISBN-10: 082133588X
ISBN-13: 9780821335888

Currently available on the Procurement website.

Author: Unknown
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: equitable, distribution, organs, ensure, supply, transplants, boost, organ
Number of Pages: 98
Published: 2004-08-30
ISBN-10: 0788100785
ISBN-13: 9780788100789

Studies the effectiveness of the organ procurement & allocation system in the U.S. Responds to such question as: are organs being equitable distributed? are organ procurement organizations obtaining an adequate number of potential donors? & is HHS adequately monitoring these organizations' organ procurement & allocation efforts? 19 charts & tables. Bibliography. Survey form included.

Author: OECD
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: pacific, asia, bribery, public, procurement, fighting, oecd, corruption, initiative, adb, anti
Number of Pages: 248
Published: 2008-09-02
ISBN-10: 926404695X
ISBN-13: 9789264046955

Asian-Pacific countries have made significant efforts to address weaknesses in their procurement frameworks and practices. To support these efforts and to assist the ADB/OECD Anti-Corruption Initiative’s 28 member countries in strengthening their public-procurement mechanisms, the Initiative conducted a Regional Seminar on Fighting Bribery in Public Procurement in November 2007.  This volume compiles the experience that experts from Asian and Pacific countries – as well as beyond the region – shared during the seminar. It is addressed to policy makers and experts who wish to learn from

Author: Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Develop
Publisher: OECD Publishing
Keywords: challenges, countries, thematic, review, progress, pacific, corruption, public, procurement, asia, curbing
Number of Pages: 82
Published: 2006-11-14
ISBN-10: 9715616151
ISBN-13: 9789715616157

Corruption in public procurement has become a major issue in the Asia-Pacific region as elsewhere in the world. As a result of corruption, private mansions are being built instead of bridges; swimming pools are dug instead of irrigation systems; funds destined to run hospitals and buy medicines find their way into the pockets of corrupt officials; economic growth is held back; and public trust in government is undermined.Governments in Asia and the Pacific have recognized the urgent need to fight corruption in public procurement. To identify risk-areas in their public procurement frameworks an
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