Challenges in critical care services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Perspectives from Nigeria

@inproceedings{Okafor2009ChallengesIC,
  title={Challenges in critical care services in Sub-Saharan Africa: Perspectives from Nigeria},
  author={Ugochukwu Vincent Okafor},
  booktitle={Indian journal of critical care medicine : peer-reviewed, official publication of Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine},
  year={2009}
}
Critical care services in Nigeria and other West African countries had been hampered by economic reversals resulting in low wages, manpower flight overseas, government apathy towards funding of hospitals, and endemic corruption. Since then things have somewhat improved with the government's willingness to invest more in healthcare, and clampdown on resource diversion in some countries like Nigeria. Due to the health needs of these countries, including funding and preventive medicine, it may… CONTINUE READING

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