This month, AJS presented its baseline study and institutional diagnosis of the Honduran Secretary of Health. The technical report was the result of nearly a year of evaluations and audit, and will help initiate reforms that will improve health care for all of Hondurans.
A small group of people is transforming health in Honduras. Members of Transformemos Honduras and employees of the Association for a More Just society are saving lives through their expertise in transparency, accountability, and the efficiency of public systems, doing the difficult work of getting the Honduran Health system to work for its people.
AJS-led workshops train community leaders to audit and oversee their own local health centers.
In continuing corruption investigations into Honduran department of health, AJS revealed $1 million of wasted HIV meds.
AJS exposes corruption in government medication purchases and works for change.
In a groundbreaking move, AJS’s Advocacy and Legal Advice Center in partnership with the Special Prosecutor for Corruption brought abuse of authority charges against the administrator of the central public medicine warehouse.
How the vice president of the Honduran Congress was arrested following AJS investigations and calls for justice
Beginning in 2012, AJS began to look into corruption in the public medication storehouses. What they found was shocking, and led to the arrest of the Medication Storehouse administrator.
Since 2013, AJS staff have been working to expose corruption in the public health system in Honduras. Transparency International writes about some of our successes.
“State of emergency” issued by Honduras’ Health Ministry resulted in the loss of $1.5 billion, and goes to line the pockets of Honduras’ corrupt.