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Corruption, Covid-19, and water access

Anti-corruption measures to improve access to safe water and boost the coronavirus response
8 June 2020

Corruption limits access to safe water and the effectiveness of the Covid-19 response in developing countries

The case of Uganda

Handwashing is one of the most effective practices in the fight against Covid-19. Access to clean water and sanitation is crucial, but is still limited in developing countries such as Uganda. This is partly due to corruption. What anti-corruption measures can governments and their partners take to improve access to safe water and boost the coronavirus response?

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    About the author

    Monica Kirya is a lawyer and Senior Adviser at the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Centre. She coordinates the themes on mainstreaming anti-corruption in public service delivery and integrating gender in anti-corruption programming.

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