Publication Type: Journal Article
Countries: Nigeria
Authors: Mohammed Abba-Aji, Dina Balabanova, Eleanor Hutchinson, Martin McKee
Publication date: March 2020
Keywords: Health, Media messaging

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.

Originally published in the International Journal of Health Policy and Management