Health Minister Goes Undercover To Catch Corrupt Officials


Ugandan minister and health worker

Ugandan minister and health worker

The Ugandan State Minister of Health for General Duties Sarah Opendi went undercover to catch corrupt health workers in the country.

The minister, dressed in a hijab, visited a hospital on a motorcycle.

There, a nurse told her she had to pay 5,000 shillings to take a blood sugar test.

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The minister said she had heard health workers were demanding a bribe to carry out free treatment. She said: “I received many complaints that the staff at the hospital was extorting money from patients.”

After paying, the minister called policemen to arrest the health workers who solicited for a bribe from her.

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