How do Nigerian newspapers report corruption in the health system?

Publication type: Journal Article

Country: Nigeria

Author(s): Mohammed Abba-Aji Eleanor Hutchinson Martin McKee Dina Balabanova


Keywords: Health Media messaging

How do Nigerian newspapers report corruption in the health system?

Nigeria has a huge burden of corruption, with the health system especially vulnerable. The media can play a role in tackling it, by shaping the narrative around it. However, its influence depends on the extent and framing of its reporting on corruption. This paper reviews, for the first time, coverage of corruption in the health system in the Nigerian print media.

Read Journal Article (published in International Journal of Health Policy and Management).