Transparency International just put up a new, extensive web-site on corruption and health care. It will take me a while to peruse the whole thing, but a quick skim reveals clear explanations of the major issues, an extensive set of on-line text references, and an interesting set of links. It appears to be a unique resource. Please have a look.
Also, note that Transparency International's site now includes a page for World Health Day 2006, whose slogan is "the cure for corruption in the health care industry starts with transparency" The World Health Day web-page includes a tidy summary of the problem of health care corruption, plus a series of useful recommendations.
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