TRANSPARENCY

As a United Nations agency, UNOPS operates in a transparent and responsible manner, under the principles of access to information, accountability, and advocacy for spaces for open dialogue with different counterparts.

INDEX

Fair Public Management

Fair Public Management for the transparent and efficient procurement of medicines and medical supplies and devices in Mexico

For this procurement of medicines and medical supplies and devices, UNOPS promotes the implementation of the Fair Public Management, which is a comprehensive approach that allows governments to implement actions to increase the efficiency, profitability, innovation, integrity, and transparency.

By applying the principles of Fair Public Management, UNOPS processes seek to maximize the transparency and profitability of public spending, generating savings with the highest quality, which allow the procurement of more medicines and medical supplies and devices to benefit a greater number of people.

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Access to information

Know the results of the project

Check the videos with the most important results of the project. (In Spanish)

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INSABI-UNOPS joint report 2021

INSABI-UNOPS joint report 2021

This report describes the steps derived from the collaboration agreement by the Government of Mexico through INSABI and between UNOPS

Consult the join report (In spanish)

878 million pieces of medicines, medical supplies and devices were purchased in 7 countries

Code purchased for 2021 and the first half of 2022

1,050

Codes purchased

707

Medicines

343

Medical supplies and devices

Codes awarded for supply in the second half of 2022

569

Codes

313

Medicines

256

Medical supplies and devices

Suppliers and contracted codes

UNOPS contracted suppliers

Within the framework of the Agreement signed by UNOPS and between INSABI, for the management of the consolidated procurement of medicines and medical supplies and devices for 2021-2024, here you may find the retained codes

Access to the list of contracted suppliers for the procurement of medicines and medical supplies and devices for 2021

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Codes retained through international public tenders (IPB) 2022

In those lists, ITB 2022processes are found, where the retained codes, description, offering supplier, offer currency, price, tendered quantity and retained quantity are shown, for the procurement of medicines, medical supplies, and devices.

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Codes retained through international public tenders (IPB) 2021

In those lists, ITB processes 2021 are found, where the retained codes, description, offering supplier, offer currency, price, tendered quantity and retained quantity are shown, for the procurement of medicines, medical supplies, and devices.

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Retained codes for medicines through Long Term Agreements and Amendments

The following lists belong to the keys contracted through LTAs and Amendments to contracts established in 2021 and extended to 2022

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How does UNOPS promote project transparency?

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UNOPS due diligence process

The procurement by UNOPS, in conjunction with health institutions, is carried out by following a due diligence process aligned with the best international practices, which seek that the Mexican population gets the highest health benefits. All retained companies have been subject to a strict verification process that guarantees transparency and competition. Likewise, it has been possible to reduce the market concentration, which offers products with better prices and quality.

To this date, 97 providers account for 80% of drug spending, while in 2018 this percentage lied in the hands of 18 suppliers. This means that great progress was made in terms of supplier diversification.

For the 2021 procurement:

-100% contract awards have been through a due diligence process to improve market transparency, promote competition and prevent corruption.

-Eligibility and compliance with formal requirements of 3,752 received offers were assessed.

-Over 75,000 documents have been evaluated by a professional team of 60 technical evaluators working from 14 different countries to ensure full independence.

Learn more about the due diligence process (In Spanish)

Video in Spanish

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UNOPS Accountability

Who audits UNOPS and ensures transparency?

As a United Nations agency, UNOPS operates in a transparent and responsible manner, under the principles of access to information, accountability, and advocacy for spaces for open dialogue.

UNOPS conducts the international public bidding process with multiple control and quality filters, based on the rules of integrity, transparency, and open competition, which prohibit any type of preferential treatment to any offeror. UNOPS governing body is its Executive Board, made up of 36 UN member states who serve on a rotating basis and are elected for a period of three years. The Board sets its accountability framework, oversight mechanisms and policies.

In addition to the role of the Executive Board, UNOPS is overseen by:

Regular meetings with different counterparts