Example in practice
The city of Buenos Aires found a very wide dispersion in the prices paid for basic, identical products to supply its hospital network, such as needles, syringes, intravenous solutions, x-ray film and sanitarymaterials, raising suspicion that corruption had tainted the procurement process.62
—— Transparency International: Procurement Handbook.
—— U4 Theme: Corruption in Public Procurement.
—— UN Procurement Capacity Development Centre.
61 U4 Theme: Corruption in Public Procurement
Transparency International, Procurement Handbook
D Brinkerhoff and A Goldsmith, ‘Clientelism, Patrimonialism and Democratic Governance: An Overview and Framework for
62 Brief, ‘The Impact of Information and Accountability on Hospital Procurement Corruption in Argentina and Bolivia’