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Understanding how corruption impacted Nigeria’s COVID-19 response

Igwe, Uche (2022) Understanding how corruption impacted Nigeria’s COVID-19 response. Africa at LSE (07 Oct 2022). Blog Entry.

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The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic took the world unawares, tested the resilience of global health systems, and almost brought countries with ill-equipped health systems to collapse. It brought unprecedented disruptions in the worldwide supply chain that precipitated upheavals in society. Uche Igwe argues that the declining trust among the public towards government institutions and deliberate corruption were among the critical factors that affected the country’s overall response to the pandemic.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2022 The Author
Divisions: IGA: Firoz Lalji Centre for Africa
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Date Deposited: 05 Jan 2023 15:36
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 11:37

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