Governance Constraints and Health Care Delivery in Nigeria: The Case of Primary Health Care Services in Akwa Ibom State
Eno, Victor Bassey, Public Administration and Management
This paper examines the extent to which constraints related to funding and supply ofhealth workers affect provision of primary or basic health care services at the local governmentlevel in Nigeria. It is motivated by concern with limitations in services and attendant adverse consequences, and the need to offer suggestions and policy insights that might address thesituation. Limitations in availability and access to such basic services as immunization for pregnant women and infants, ante- and post-natal maternal and child care, etc., is often associated with poor health outcomes. Among the outcomes are high maternal and infantmortality rates, and overall low life …
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Publication information: Article title: Governance Constraints and Health Care Delivery in Nigeria: The Case of Primary Health Care Services in Akwa Ibom State. Contributors: Eno, Victor Bassey - Author. Journal title: Public Administration and Management. Volume: 15. Issue: 2 Publication date: April 1, 2010. Page number: 342+. © Southern Public Administration Education Foundation 2007. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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