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Bribery in healthcare

The vast majority of bribes paid by citizens in Europe have to do with access to healthcare, according to an EU anti-corruption report. Healthcare and pharma businesses in Europe are also the most likely of any industry, with 77% agreeing, to think that corruption is widespread in their country. The report puts the total cost of corruption in the EU at €120bn - a little less than the annual EU budget. We look at the underlying numbers.

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