Corruption and Bribery in Bangladesh: Bribing for Healthcare

Posted on November 17, 2009

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According to Transparency International, Bangladesh rates as the one of the most corrupt country on earth

The Dhaka Medical College Hospital in Bangladesh treats more than two million patients a year.

It claims to offer free medical treatment to the poor, but using a hidden camera, Al Jazeera has discovered that some patients have to pay bribes to receive any care at all.

Nicolas Haque reports.

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