Title of paper

Health Care Delivery in Nigeria: A Case for Data Driven Health Education and Leadership in Africa

Presenter's country

United States

Start Date

16-8-2014 12:30 PM

End Date

16-8-2014 2:00 PM

Submission type

Presentation

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to describe the Health Care Delivery system in Nigeria and explore the historical background and development from colonialism to the present. Following this brief exploration, the role of needs assessment and data driven decision making will be made in the development of health education system. The role of higher education in contributing to inefficiency of current Nigerian Health Education system will be explored from a social cultural perspective. Health education will be defined from the competency-based curriculum perspective. The seven areas of responsibilities of health education will be utilized for developing a framework for leadership and efficient development and management of the health care delivery system. The paper will conclude by making recommendations for future development using the Competency-Based Health Education Framework to develop health personnel and specialties that efficiently address the health needs of the population in a community development model.

Keywords

Health care delivery, needs assessment, data-driven management and leadership, Nigeria

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Health Care Delivery in Nigeria: A Case for Data Driven Health Education and Leadership in Africa

The purpose of this paper is to describe the Health Care Delivery system in Nigeria and explore the historical background and development from colonialism to the present. Following this brief exploration, the role of needs assessment and data driven decision making will be made in the development of health education system. The role of higher education in contributing to inefficiency of current Nigerian Health Education system will be explored from a social cultural perspective. Health education will be defined from the competency-based curriculum perspective. The seven areas of responsibilities of health education will be utilized for developing a framework for leadership and efficient development and management of the health care delivery system. The paper will conclude by making recommendations for future development using the Competency-Based Health Education Framework to develop health personnel and specialties that efficiently address the health needs of the population in a community development model.