Afghanistan's "cancer of corruption"

Kondro, Wayne
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE209
Academic Journal
The article reports on the United Nations (UN) survey titled "Corruption in Afghanistan, Bribery as Reported by Victims," which indicates that women pay bribes often than men in the health sector. It states that 74% of cases, bribes are paid in speeding up procedures and 28% of cases, paid to receive better treatment. It notes that the report, which surveyed 7600 Afghan citizens in 12 provincial capitals and 1600 villages, found that one out of every two Afghan adults paid at least one kickback.


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