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  • Newspaper

    Researcher admits faking data

    USA

    Press

    Doug Payne - The Scientist

    A well-known obesity researcher will plead guilty to making material false statements in a 1999 grant application worth $542,000 from the US National Institutes of Health. The researcher, who held various research positions at the University of Vermont (UVM) College of Medicine in Burlington could go to jail for up to 5 years.

  • Newspaper

    Cheating scandal: Sydney University to review medical study unit

    Australia

    Press

    Natalie O'Brien ; Alexandra Smith - The Sydney Morning Herald

    The medical faculty at the University of Sydney will review one of its study units after an academic scandal which involved students falsifying records and interviewing dead patients. A spokeswoman for the university announced it would review its year-long Integrated Population Medicine (IPM), after it was revealed students had falsified reports that were supposed to document the experience of patients living with chronic diseases.

  • Newspaper

    Former Iowa State University Scientist sentenced to over 4 Years for Faking HIV vaccine results

    USA

    Press

    Vishakha Sonawane - International Business Times

    A former Iowa State University researcher who fabricated the results of an experimental HIV vaccine was sentenced to four years and nine months in prison recently. He was also ordered to pay US$7.2 million to the US National Institutes of Health that funded the research.

  • Corruption and the provision of health care and education services

    Government intervention to correct market failures is often accompanied by government failures and corruption. This is no more evident than in social sectors that are characterised by significant market failures and government intervention. However...

    Gupta, Sanjeev, Davoodi, Hamid, Tiongson, Erwin

    Washington D.C., IMF, 2000

  • Survey on corruption in Bangladesh

    This project consists of the first systematic opinion survey of local-level corruption led in Bangladesh, which identified the nature and extent of public concern in seven sectors, including law enforcement, the justice system, education, land...

    Transparency International (Bangladesh)

    Bangladesh, TI, 1997

  • Using surveys for public sector reform

    Data that can be used to inform policy decisions are typically scarce in low-income countries, where standard policy prescriptions are less likely to apply. But if strategically designed, a survey can help induce policy change by pointing directly to...

    Reinikka, Ritva

    Washington, World Bank, 1999

  • Enhancing efforts to prevent fraud in higher education

    In the early 1990s, U.S. Attorney General, Janet Reno, made health care fraud a priority in the U.S. department of Justice. Thereafter in 1997, she broadened the Department's initiative to encompass all areas of fraud prevention. As a result of these...

    Coggins, P.

    2000

  • Social marketing strategies to fight corruption

    It is widely accepted that one of the most critical elements of a country's anti-corruption programe is the involvement of civil society but there is less agreement on how such involvement can be encouraged. Social marketing can make an important...

    Kindra, G. S., Stapenhurst, Rick

    Washington, EDI, 1998

  • Teacher's absenteeism in primary schools in Cameroon

    The article focuses on the absenteeism of teachers in primary schools in Cameroon. It cites the study by Transparency International (TI) Cameroon which selected a sample of 30 government primary schools from the Centre Region. It states that the...

    Ngwé, Gabriel

    Yaounde, Transparency International, 2013

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