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AIDS Healthcare Foundation Shares World Bank, Global Fund Concerns Over Alleged Corruption at India's NACO

Call on the Prime Minister to Restore the People's Faith in the Government AIDS System NEW DELHI, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) and AHF/India Cares today announced its strong support for a Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis ...

Union Corruption Watchdog Criticizes GM/UAW Deal on Health Care; Says Congress Should Hold Hearings on 'Lousy Deal' for Retirees

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) today objected to the tentative contract agreement between General Motors (GM) and the United Auto Workers (UAW) to transfer more than $50 billion health care in liabilities to a fund controlled ...

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

The WHO in a shocking revelation pointed out that although very difficult to disseminate actual figures it has been estimated roughly // that about 10%- 25% of the funds allocated for the disbursement of medicines to the public by the governments globally gets misused or lost because of fraudulent ...

Delay in $ 260 M grant by World Bank to Kenya due to corruption allegations

The previously granted loan of $ 260 M to Kenya by the World Bank for HIV/AIDS education and banking reform programs seems to be in rough weather as it has been delayed due to some allegations pertaining to corruption prevalent there. // The corruption charges are against the Kenyan government,...

Russian Health Care Marred by Corruption

People like Karen Papiyants are at the mercy of corrupt doctors in Russia. The country has been plagued by these doctors and staff leading to a major health crisis. Karen Papiyants lost his leg in a car accident. He is entitled to a free treatment like any other Russian but the hospital mad...

Health Services Plagued By Corruption

There is rampant corruption in the health services sector in India, which also includes the country’s hospitals, according to Transparency International’s 2006 Global Corruption Report. // The Government hospitals alone account for a total of Rs 20.17 billion annually by way of corruption. This do...

The National Health Care Anti-Fraud Association Signs Memorandum of Understanding With Canadian and European Anti-Fraud Organizations

...tion (CHCAA) and the European Healthcare Fraud and corruption Network (EHFCN). All three organizations share the...g The European Healthcare Fraud and corruption Network (EHFCN) - Established in 2005, EHFCN is...zation dedicated to combating healthcare fraud and corruption across Europe . The network represents 25 membe...

Americans Say Maintain or Increase Funding for Global Health and Development, But Take Care of Problems at Home First in the Recession

...on (60%). Many See Assistance As "Right Thing To Do," But Are Wary Of corruption Abroad When asked what the "most important" reason is for the U.S. to...y it "will lead to meaningful progress." The public is most likely to cite corruption (80%), widespread poverty (71%) and a lack of political leadership (66%) as...

Selecciones Magazine Names Lucero and Laura Posada as Supermamas of 2009

...ghter, Maria Luisa Andrade, have traveled the globe to bring international attention to the violence against women in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico -- and the corruption that allows killers to walk free. They've also started a support group to help families affected by the violence to pull through. About Seleccio...

Mexico Presents Flawed Theory in Shooting Death of American Journalist

...e PGR. Both these arguments hold no credibility when it comes to scientific tool marks and firearms examinations." In light of allegations of corruption and mismanagement of the investigation by Oaxacan authorities, it is critical that the investigation into the death of Brad Will remain open and trans...
Corruption in Medical Technology

Genetics Journal Thimerosal/Autism Study the 'Best Science Drug Company Money Can Buy'

...o that earlier data revealing a positive autism-RhIg association was concealed. "This study is just another example of the pharmaceutical industry's corruption of research to suit its own purposes," according to National Autism Association president and parent Wendy Fournier. "They back the study designs that...
Corruption in Biological News

Royal corruption is rife in the ant world

Far from being a model of social co-operation, the ant world is riddled with cheating and corruption and it goes all the way to the top, according to scientists from the Universities of Leeds and Copenhagen. Ants have always been thought to work together for the benefit of the colony rather th...

Policy transparency key to saving world's fisheries

... countries reportedly struggle with the effects of corruption while wealthier countries often encounter more pol... largely ineffective, most commonly as a result of corruption while generating or enforcing policies." Indeed, t...cates that policy-making is strongly influenced by corruption in poor countries in Africa, Asia and Central and ...

Potential new herpes therapy studied

...he researchers were able to target a so-called "late" gene that releases its protein product relatively late after infection. With late genes, partial corruption of the genetic material is sufficient to shut down virus production, as opposed to "early" genes, which would require total inactivation to hinder the...

Forest peoples' rights key to reducing emissions from deforestation

...ector of TEBTEBBA, the Indigenous Peoples' International Center for Policy Research and Education. Conference organizers worry that REDD could fuel corruption and provoke tensions and land grab situations unless good governance, policies and the rule of law are first put in place. "Indigenous peoples are...

Coastal management cooperation, enforcement key to avoid pending crisis for millions: UN experts

...lso become effective armor in combating effects of widespread public-sector corruption on environmental decisions. Management agencies of poorer nations, lacking ...r scientifically trained staff, and frequently faced with greater levels of corruption and more degraded coastal environments than wealthier nations, will not be ...

Coastal management cooperation, enforcement key to avoid pending crisis for millions: U.N. experts

...lso become effective armor in combating effects of widespread public-sector corruption on environmental decisions. Management agencies of poorer nations, lacking ...r scientifically trained staff, and frequently faced with greater levels of corruption and more degraded coastal environments than wealthier nations, will not be ...
Corruption in Biological Technology

PharmSource Releases White Paper on Role of U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in the Bio/Pharma Industry

...sh a strong FCPA compliance program that minimizes corruption risk for companies doing business throughout the w...sh a strong FCPA compliance program that minimizes corruption risk for companies doing business throughout the w...f dollars in fines and losses due to an unintended corruption scandal," advises PharmSource founder and pre...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

...l Adaptation Protocol. During the sending and receiving of information, any number of quality issues can arise including dropped connections, data corruption or loss, interference, slow throughput, and signal degradation, all of which can ultimately affect the end user's experience with the product in a neg...

Newly Available To Medical Device Manufacturers - Bluetooth Testing Equipment

...l Adaptation Protocol. During the sending and receiving of information, any number of quality issues can arise including dropped connections, data corruption or loss, interference, slow throughput, and signal degradation, all of which can ultimately affect the end user's experience with the product in a neg...

Biovail Concerned Shareholders Welcome Glass Lewis Evaluation

...ive pay and identified the new CEO did not affect his appointment as CEO or the generous contracts for him and his predecessor, the mere appearance of corruption could be damaging." Bruce D. Brydon, CEO of Biovail during some of its most successful years, who will return as CEO if the Concerned Shareholders' ...

Wisconsins Real-Time" Economy

...onger works. The New Economy is an old worn-out phase used in Silicon Valley in the late 1990s is now associated with greed, lies, lavish spending and corruption as well as cute, but not profitable or sustainable business models. The future Wisconsin Economy will unfold in a Real-Time Economy, in which some...

How do you level the playing field with China?

...ir very survival. Other loans served as social policies by keeping cronies happy and voting for special interest. In other words, the graft, greed and corruption found in most other parts of the globe were alive and well in China. China is in the process of cleaning up its financial act in order to take thei...

Wisconsin governor calls for $750 million investment in life sciences

...es and being able to put them into biotechnology directly will add fuel to the fire. Regulating public commerce A law originally intended to fight corruption among government officials is now getting in the way of university faculty starting businesses with their discoveries, said Charles Hoslet, managing d...
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