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Corruption in healthcare and medicine: Why should physicians and bioethicists care and what should they do?

Subrata Chattopdhyay

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2013.049


Abstract

Corruption, an undeniable reality in the health sector, is arguably the most serious ethical crisis in medicine today. However, it remains poorly addressed in scholarly journals and by professional associations of physicians and bioethicists. This article provides an overview of the forms and dynamics of corruption in healthcare as well as its,implications in health and medicine.

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