Corruption and anti-corruption efforts in the health sector

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Corruption is one of the biggest threats to universal health coverage. It takes different forms in different countries, depending on the structure, organisation and sources of funding for healthcare. A number of initiatives to address health sector corruption have shown that it is possible to make a positive change. Learn about types of corruption that are common in the health sector, and the various possible entry points for anti-corruption interventions in different health sub-sectors.