978-613-9-44355-0

Access to Primary Health Care Services and Child Mortality in Nigeria

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Summary:

Lack of access to Primary Health Care services has consistently posed serious health risks in Nigeria, especially in rural areas, where health facilities are largely inadequate or absent in extreme cases. This study examined the socio-cultural factors affecting access to PHC services and child mortality in Orumba North LGA of Anambra State. This cross-sectional survey research was conducted to generate data to answer the research questions as well as test the hypothesis.

Author:

Ijeoma Igwe

Biographie:

Ijeoma Igwe holds a PhD in Population Studies and currently a Lecturer and Researcher at the Department of Sociology/Anthropology, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Enugu State. Her research interests include Population, Health and Development. She conducts studies for both the World Health Organization and Chatham House.

Number of Pages:

140

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-01-16

ISBN:

978-613-9-44355-0

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

primary health care, Child mortality, socio-cultural, orumba north, Anambra State

Product category:

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Gender Studies