Challenges Of Nigerian Health Institutions
Across the country today, there are many health institutions – government-owned, and private ones. But majority of them are not worthy of providing the needed health care for the people due to dilapidation. The challenges range from lack of adequate personnel, dearth of modern and sophisticated facilities to corruption in the system.
The situation has continued to degenerate, despite the huge sums of money being spent in the health sector annually by government and non-governmental organisations.
Many believe the rot in the sector is responsible for cases of wrong diagnosis and treatment of patients, negligence among medical personnel, and incessant strike by medical workers and others.
That is why majority of Nigerians, especially the privileged ones travel oversea for medical attention over mino