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Food Safety Chief Executed for Bribery in China

As its reputation was getting a battering in the western media, the government of the Peoples Republic of China has executed Zheng Xiaoyu , a former head of the countrys Food and Drug Administration. He was convicted of taking 6.5m yuan ($850,000; 425,400) in bribes and of derelictio...

China Cracks the Whip on Pharmaceutical Companies Involved in Bribery

China's Ministry of Health has embarked on a drive of ridding the pharmaceutical industry off corrupt practices. In a national effort, the ministry has ordered// the blacklisting of drug companies involved in bribery. The companies that are blacklisted will not be patronized by any medical institut...

The Case for Trial Lawyers

...rd the news not long ago that three prominent attorneys who had made their reputations suing corporations had pled guilty to either attempted judicial bribery or a kickback scheme, no doubt Shakespeare's oft-quoted line, "The first thing we do, let's kill all the lawyers," came to mind. But what you probab...

China Cracks the Whip Against Drug Manufacturers Who Fail Quality Norms

...and rheumatoid arthritis. In the past week alone, a former department head at the State Food and Drug Administration was sentenced to death on bribery charges, and it was announced that production licenses of five drug makers had been pulled over the last year and that 128 others had been penalized. ...

Russian Health Care Marred by Corruption

...eived so many similar complaints it set up a hot line to deal with them. The Health and Social Development Ministry declined to comment on the bribery allegations. But Galina Lavrishcheva, the top health official in Stupino, an industrial town in the Moscow region, acknowledged that health care worke...

WHO takes initiative to fight corruption tainted medicine production-supply chain

... governments globally gets misused or lost because of fraudulent practices, bribery and diversion of pharmaceuticals. In a rough estimate it has been assessed ...t disease. Officers from WHO explain that money is often lost because of bribery rampant among government officials ,thefts and embezzlement at various leve...

Corruption and Fraud in Health Care system

...food to patients although the money allotted for food contractors are high, stealing hospital diagnostic and operation equipments and selling outside, bribery collected by working staff, nurses and helpers to provide service to the patient, not maintaining the clean and hygiene in hospitals, absentee of doct...
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