Corruption and Bribery in Bangladesh: Bribing for Healthcare

Posted on November 17, 2009


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.