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China Reports 1,001 Drug, Equipment Bribe Cases In 2007

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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China's health sector registered 1,001 cases of commercial bribery last year, according to the Ministry of Health. The ministry said the cases included instances of bribes to health officials and staff involved in the purchase and distribution of drugs and medical equipment as well as services. Minister Chen Xioahong advised the health sector to establish its own system to standardize the purchasing process for drugs and reduce their prices. (Click here for more

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