Nigerian Journal of Medicine

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Corruption in the Nigerian healthcare system

Yvonne Omiepirisa Buowari


Corruption is the use of public resources for private gain. This is common in most countries though reduced in some and alarming in others. It affects all sectors of the economy and the healthcare system is not spared. Medical corruption is increasing in countries with high rates of corruption and all healthcare professionals are affected. This is review article on medical corruption in Nigeria with suggestion on how to reduce it

Keywords: Healthcare System, Corruption, Healthcare Professional, Medical Care

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