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Total publications found: 9

Exploring the nature, enabling factors and solutions to corruption in the procurement of pharmaceuticals in Nigeria tertiary health institutions: a qualitative study

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Prince Agwu, Aloysius Odii, Charles Orjiakor, Eleanor Hutchinson, Pallavi Roy, Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: March 2022

Pharmaceuticals account for a large share of health budgets, second only to salaries of the workforce in most countries. Coupled with the complexity of managing multiple ...

Corruption in the procurement of pharmaceuticals in Anglophone sub‑Saharan Africa: a scoping literature review

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Prince Agwu, Aloysius Odii, Charles Orjiakor, Divine Obodoechi, Chukwudi Nwokolo C, Pallavi Roy, Eleanor Hutchinson, Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: October 2020

The cost of procuring pharmaceutical products – especially medicines – represents a major share of public health spending. At the same time, the significant financial resources ...

Exploring health-sector absenteeism and feasible solutions: evidence from the primary healthcare level in Enugu, South East Nigeria

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Aloysius Odii, Prince Agwu, Charles Orjiakor, Pamela Ogbozor, Eleanor Hutchinson, Martin McKee, Pallavi Roy, Uche Obi, Chinyere Onalu, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: September 2019

Many studies have found that absenteeism undermines the effective delivery of healthcare. However, most studies focus on high-income countries. Low-income countries have been largely ignored in ...

Corruption in Anglophone West Africa health systems: a systematic review of its different variants and the factors that sustain them

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Prince Agwu, Charles Orjiakor, Martin McKee, Eleanor Hutchinson, Chinyere Mbachu, Aloysius Odii, Pamela Ogbozor, Uche Obi, Hyacinth Ichoku, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: July 2019

West African countries are ranked especially low in global corruption perception indexes. The health sector is often singled out for particular concern given the role ...

Corruption in the health sector in Anglophone West Africa: Common forms of corruption and mitigation strategies

Authors: Obinna Onwujekwe, Prince Agwu, Charles Orjiakor, Chinyere Mbachu, Eleanor Hutchinson, Aloysius Odii, Uche Obi, Adaobi Ogbozor, Hyacinth Ichoku, Martin McKee, Dina Balabanova
Publication date: September 2018

In West Africa, corruption features across sectors, including health, where it can undermine the delivery of care, exacerbate health inequities and can mean the difference ...

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