Problems And Prospects Of Primary Healthcare:A Case study Of Odo-owa Oke-Ero Local Government Kwara state

Published: 22 August 2023| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/96h45wf4y5.1
Abiola Fabunmi


This research study delves into the challenges and potential opportunities within the realm of primary healthcare delivery in the context of Odo-owa Oke Ero Local Government, situated in Kwara State, Nigeria. Recognizing the critical role of primary healthcare as a fundamental aspect of public health, the study aims to comprehensively analyze the existing state of healthcare infrastructure, patient demographics, health indicators, funding mechanisms, and the healthcare workforce.The research focuses on understanding the intricacies of healthcare provision at the grassroots level, specifically examining the key factors that contribute to the problems faced by residents seeking accessible and effective healthcare services. By undertaking a thorough investigation into the availability, accessibility, and quality of healthcare facilities, the study seeks to identify barriers such as inadequate infrastructure, limited funding, and shortages in healthcare professionals.Furthermore, the study doesn't solely concentrate on challenges; it also explores the prospects and potential solutions for improving primary healthcare in the local government. This includes assessing the feasibility of leveraging technology, enhancing funding mechanisms, and collaborating with stakeholders to implement innovative strategies that could address the identified issues.To conduct this research, a comprehensive dataset encompassing healthcare facility information, patient demographics, health indicators, funding sources, and healthcare workforce details will be meticulously collected and analyzed. The dataset will serve as the foundation for drawing meaningful insights, identifying patterns, and making informed recommendations for policy changes and interventions.Ultimately, this research endeavors to shed light on the intricacies of primary healthcare in Odo-owa Oke Ero Local Government, offering valuable insights for policymakers, healthcare practitioners, and stakeholders to collaborate on creating a more efficient, accessible, and patient-centric healthcare system that can potentially serve as a model for other regions facing similar challenges.



Community Health, Health Promotion and Health Maintenance