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Anti-Corruption Campaign

NMO

LiMSA Lithuania

General Description

There is a serious problem with corruption in hospitals and other health institutions in Lithuania. This problem is caused by poor doctors’ working conditions, low wages, a huge information asymmetry between the patient and the doctor, poor governance of health institutions, E-system downtime, etc. Thet wrote anti-corruption resolution and 71 health institution joined their campaign. We also had a discussion with Lithuanian Minister of Health, presidents of LiMSA and JGA (Young Physicians Association), Lithuania patients’ organizations council and other important people. This year they are going to create a huge information dissemination campaign, which will take the whole country. They need to bring together a coalition of youth organizations, patient organizations, transparent medical institutions, well-known doctors, journalists and others. Such a coalition could broadcast their ready-made message, which promotes refuse corruption through a positive message.

Area of Activity

Rights of Healthcare Professionals

Objectives

  • To take part on advocating for no corruption in the medical field

Time frame of the Activity

Not mentioned.

Partners

Not mentioned.

Funding

Not mentioned.

Program

Not affiliated with any IFMSA Program.

Contact

Eglė Vaičiulytė – [email protected], [email protected]

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