Bangladesh: Overview of corruption and anti-corruption with a focus on the health sector

U4 Expert Answer 2015:05
Author(s):
Andy McDevitt

Corruption is an endemic problem in Bangladesh at all levels of society. Although bribery rates have declined over the past five years, the amount of unauthorised money paid for receiving public services is in fact estimated to have increased. Despite recent gains in healthcare provision, the health sector also faces numerous corruption challenges. More than 40% of health service users report facing different kinds of corrupt practices. 


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