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  1. News - China Insider - CORRUPTION

    No more red envelopes allowed in hospitals, China’s National Health Commision says

    Posted Feb 21st 2014, 10:03pm by Jeremy Blum

    ... and unprofitable, little has been done to successfully regulate this practice. According to The Beijing News, change may be on the way in the form of an official decree from China’s National Health ... of the patient.” The National Health and Family Planning Commission did not specify how the new policy would be implemented and regulated, and only indicated that supervision and inspection at all hospital ...

  2. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Commerce officials 'traded power for money', anti-graft watchdog says

    Posted Feb 17th 2014, 03:57am by Keith Zhai

    ... and the education and health care sectors, according to state media. The team found the situation to be "grim", Xinhua reported. Yang Weijun, a former vice-chairman of the Yunnan political ...

  3. Business - Companies - CORRUPTION

    SEC policy expected to encourage whistle-blowers in Asia

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 10:30am by Toh Han Shih

    ... compliance officer at Siemens' health care unit in China, had accused the German conglomerate of making inflated bids for medical imaging equipment sales to public hospitals and then selling ...

  4. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Hunan city's top cadres hit in massive vote-buying case

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 04:56am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... The dismissed delegates also included educators and businesspeople from a wide range of industries, including farming, cars, health care, mining, drugs and property. Hengyang, with a population of more ...

  5. News - China - CORRUPTION

    German drug giant Bayer latest target of graft probe

    Posted Sep 13th 2013, 12:00am by Patrick Boehler

    ... health officials say rampant corruption in the health sector is driving up costs for patients. The investigation is aimed at cracking down on illegal practices among suppliers of pharmaceutical products on the mainland as part of a wider series of measures aimed at reforming the struggling public health care system. Bayer said it was co-operating with the mainland authorities ...

  6. Business - Companies - CORRUPTION

    Mead Johnson begins China bribery probe on US watchdog SEC's request

    Posted Oct 26th 2013, 03:00am by BLOOM

    ... drug makers and health-care companies have been under investigation by the mainland authorities since at least June, when British pharmaceuticals company GlaxoSmithKline announced a probe. Mead ...

  7. Business - China Business - CORRUPTION

    Scandal hits China drug sales

    Posted Sep 19th 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... to make illegal payments to doctors - is not alone, and a number of companies say their mainland sales may take a substantial hit in the second half of the year. With its health-care spending ... and rein in sales teams. Corruption in the mainland's health-care industry is fuelled in part by low salaries for doctors at the country's 13,500 public hospitals, the main buyers ...

  8. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Sanofi accused of bribing 500 doctors

    Posted Aug 10th 2013, 07:43pm by Reuters

    ... French drugmaker Sanofi for allegedly bribing more than 500 mainland doctors with about 1.7 million yuan (HK$2.1 million) of payments to raise sales, Xinhua reports. Xinhua quoted a health bureau official as saying the team investigating Sanofi would include disciplinary authorities and the Beijing municipal health bureau and that it would look for clinical research programmes with lists ...

  9. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Ding Shumiao, tycoon linked to ex-rail chief, stands trial

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by Zhang Hong

    ... by state media. The 58-year-old woman is in poor health, suffering from hypertension and heart disease. She could not stand firmly and was allowed to get seated while the prosecution read out ...

  10. News - China - CORRUPTION

    Drug firms seek expert advice as unease spreads in wake of GlaxoSmithKline affair

    Posted Jul 30th 2013, 12:00am by Toh Han Shih, KWONG MAN-KI AND DANIEL REN

    ... in the health care sector," said Ben Wootliff, Greater China and North Asia corporate inquiries director for Control Risks, a risk consultancy firm. "Clients are increasingly worried that the due diligence they have done on third-party suppliers, including travel agents and marketing firms, is insufficient," said Wootliff. "It's not just the health care sector ...




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