Citizens Monitoring of Public Services

PTF Signs Grant Agreement with IDRF and YSD to Expand Health Transparency Initiative in India

The India Development Relief Fund (IDRF) has partnered with PTF to play a leading role in three Health Transparency Initiatives (HTIs) in India. The first, a Quality Improvement of Public Health Services in Thrissur, Kerala, India is being implementing by the CSO, Jananeethi, over 3 years (2018- 2020). The first…...

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Social Accountability in Action: Illustrations of PRAN’s work in Nepal (2009-2012)

This report reviews social accountability work of 19 CSOs working in many VDCs (Village Development Committees) in 25 very different Municipalities and Districts of Nepal, using 15 different kinds of social accountability mechanisms in three themes. The report is intended to stimulate thought about how social accountability works in practice…...

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Project i-Pantawid eFDS Training Materials

Guarding the Integrity of the Conditional Cash Transfer Program (CCT) for the Philippines (i-Pantawid) aims to develop a model for civil society—government partnership for transparent and accountable implementation of the Patanwid Pamiliyang Pilipino Program....

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Citizens Against Corruption: Report from the Frontline

Over the last dozen years The Partnership for Transparency Fund has supported with money and expert advice more than 250 projects across the developing world to reduce corruption. Now, in a brand new book, Landell-Mills reviews the record: he highlights the civil society organizations that are making a real difference…...

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i-PANTAWID Project Workshop Underscores Salience of Social Accountability in 4Ps

Project i-Pantawid partners and stakeholders shared and discussed case stories of how citizens and government engaged each other that resulted in improved health and education service delivery, reduced benefit gaps, empowered Parent Leaders, and more responsive government.  The project final workshop highlighted the importance and urgency of Social Accountability in…...

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Civic leadership training, Citizen Engagement and Government Responsiveness: experimental evidence from the Philippines

"The effect of civic leadership training on citizen engagement and government responsiveness: experimental evidence from the Philippines" investigated the impact of civic leadership training on citizen participation and government responsiveness in the Philippines. It examined an experimental pilot intervention that targeted ‘parent leaders’ – individuals already identified as community leaders…...

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Citizen Action Platform: Amplifying Citizen Voice for Quality Healthcare in Uganda

In many developing countries, quality health care is compromised by a lack of oversight at the local level. Poor pay, difficult living conditions and little supervision create a situation rife for corruption. Life-saving medications go missing, public funds disappear, and patients are forced to pay bribes ......

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Citizen Engagement in Health Service Delivery: Exploring Approaches and Outcomes

The Partnership for Transparency Fund (PTF) hosted a seminar November 3, 2016 to explore the experience of citizen engagement in health service delivery. Representatives from USAID and the World Bank participated as discussants ......

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