An online survey administered by one of the world’s leading health technology companies, Philips Africa has shown that while only 52 percent of Nigerians actually trust the Nigerian healthcare system, 36 percent of Nigerians believe their health needs are being met by the health system. The survey was carried out on 503 Nigerians, with the aim of discovering what the future of health in Nigeria looks like, and the gaps that will need to be filled.
The survey results were released in Lagos yesterday at Philips’ ‘The Future of Health’ summit in association with Forbes and CNBC Africa, where eminent speakers shared their insights and case studies on “The State of Healthcare in Nigeria.”
With the furor surrounding the state of healthcare in Nigeria presently, the survey seemed to focus attention on the wide gap between the reality now regarding healthcare, and the expectations of Nigerians regarding the country’s health sector.
Other key discoveries from the report show that 65 percent of Nigerians have the opinion that improved access to health facilities would make them more effective in managing their health, while 52 percent think keeping track of health indicators would make them manage their health effectively. 82 percent of Nigerians Click here to read entire article
Source:: Ventures Africa