Nigeria's Health Statistics System as a Tool for Reducing Disease Outbreaks: Current Situation and the Way Forward
- At: 2016 FIP Congress in Buenos Aires (Argentina)
- Type: Poster
- By: CHUKWU, Otuto (Health Policy Research and Development, National Assembly, Abuja, Pharmaceutical Services, Abuja, Nigeria)
- Co-author(s): Otuto Amarauche Chukwu:Health Policy Research and Development Unit,Pharmaceutical Services, National Assembly,Abuja,Nigeria|Benedict Eya:Pharmacy Services,Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission Clinic,Abuja,Nigeria|Valentine Ezeanochikwa:,National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control,Abuja,Nigeria|Adaobi Chibuogwu:Medical Logistics,International Committee of the Red Cross,Abuja,Nigeria
Health statistics help to show disease patterns in a population and can be used for measuring progress of health programs. This is a very important tool in fighting disease outbreaks. However, developing countries like Nigeria seem not to have a robust health statistics system
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