Sarah Opendi who is the Minister of Health in Uganda disguised herself as a patient and caught two hospital workers demanding bribe for services which are meant to be free.
According to the video, the minister of health wore a face veil and traveled to a hospital in the capital Kampala on a motorbike disguising her identity.
Medical workers extorting patients is a common practice in Ugandan government hospitals. According to sources, workers in such hospital earn as little as $70 ( below 250,000 shillings) per month.
Sarah Opendi said she had received many complaints that the staff at the hospital were extorting money from patients.
From the video, the Minister of Health upon arriving at the hospital was asked to buy an exercise book to fill in her details. She wrote a wrong name “ADEKE SHAMIM“.
After, she went to a nursing assistant who ordered her to pay between 5,000 – 30,000 shillings in …