Corruption depletes resources from the health institutions such as hospitals and health centres. For example, countries with a high corruption index have higher child mortality rates. How can health institutions reduce corruption, and increase available resources for patient treatment? In Continue reading Reducing corruption at health institutions
Corruption at health institution is a concern in all countries, but it is especially in developing countries where public resources are already scarce. Countries with high indices of corruption have for example higher rates of infant mortality. A recent World Continue reading Corruption at health institution
The United Nations recently discussed the achievements so far in achieving the Millennium Development Goals. The goals aim to: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger Achieve universal primary education Promote gender equality and empower women Reduce child mortality Improve maternal health Continue reading Achieving MDGs?
Many international organizations and Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) support health work in developing countries. Often, their work is to train staff to get necessary skills, and thus improve health services. Each NGO have their specific goals, and wish these tasks to Continue reading Do NGOs corrupt health institutions?