A Historical Evaluation of the Prospectsand Challenges of Nigeria’s Health Sector,1960–2016
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Over the years, Africa has been designated with unpalatable epithets, such as disease zone and Whiteman graveyard among others because of its salubrious ecology to the survival of pathogens, which had led to pathological disequilibrium in many African states. This study examined Nigeria’s health Sector and evaluated its prospects and challenges, since independence. Healthcare delivery predates Nigeria’s independence. It is a Man’s reaction towards his variegated health challenges, which is considered as old as man’s existence. The study uses historical tools of analysis to investigate the prospects and challenges in its response to combating diverse diseases and epidemics. The aim of the study is to evaluate why in spite of the efforts of diverse actors it health sector, Nigerian healthcare delivery still remains weak and unable to meet the challenges of diseases and epidemics.
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