2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum

Mar 25th | 12:00 pm CET - 01:30 pm CET

REGISTER: Collective action to fight healthcare corruption post-COVID

Description

This session needs to be registered for separately from the Forum - scroll down to access the registration form, or copy the link into your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAvcO2hqT8qE9y3AwomRfZQ15g30L0eFvI3. This session is organised by the Global Compact Network India, Knowledge Partner of the virtual 2021 OECD Global Anti-Corruption & Integrity Forum. The language of this session is English. The healthcare sector has one of the most vulnerable value-chains for high corruption risk exposure during and after the pandemic. The extent and type of corrupt practices are numerous, including - high rate procurement, misusing emergency provisions, under-spending of allocated resources and many similar issues. The challenges are likely to increase in near future, with vaccine procurement and distribution. In view of the situation, this panel will focus on: 1. Reviewing and examining the existing corruption challenges in healthcare and pharmaceuticals sector; as experienced during COVID-19 2. Role of collective action in minimizing corruption risks in healthcare value-chains 3. Technology related innovations for fighting emergency response corruption in healthcare 4. Regional issues in dealing with healthcare sector corruption. Through this session, Global Compact Network India, which has a decadal experience in creating successful collective action to fight corruption; aims to bring critical issues related to corruption in healthcare post-COVID-19. Speakers: Mr. Suhas Tuljapurkar (Moderator), Managing Partner &Founder Director, Legasis Partners & Legasis Services Ms. Sarah Steingruber, Independent Global Health Consultant, Steingruber Consulting Mr. Neville Gandhi, Vice President-Compliance, Siemens India Prof. Dr. Christian Hauser, Professor, SIFE, University of Applied Sciences HTW Chur Dr. Ruchi Sogarwal, Founder & CEO, International Institute for Human Development Ms. Shabnam Siddiqui (Opening and Closing remarks), Executive Director, Global Compact Network India Dr. Shiv Tripathi (Opening and Closing remarks), Professor and Dean (Training), IIHMR University, Jaipur Ms. Ashley Ann Demming (Opening and Closing remarks), Manager – Anti-Corruption, United Nations Global Compact Organisation’s website: https://globalcompact.in/