37 ways to be corrupt in healthcare

From the way studies are conducted and misleading claims about drugs to paying doctors in gifts and bribes, the many faces of healthcare corruption are widespread, a report finds.

Transparency International, a charity that fights corruption, has listed 37 forms of corruption in eight key areas of healthcare after carrying out a literature review, interviews and a survey with healthcare professionals.

Individuals, companies and governments are involved in corrupt practices around the world in areas as diverse as marketing, procurement, research and development, and regulation