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Palestinian healthcare paralysed by Israeli separation wall

July 9, 2010

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Al Jazeera English | July 09, 2010 Palestinians in the West Bank are not allowed into Israel for treatment unless they have a permit. The process of getting one is lengthy and complex. With males often denied permits on security grounds. The UN office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs and the World Health Organisation […]

Corruption and Bribery in Bangladesh: Bribing for Healthcare

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 […]