Nigeria’s Healthcare Sector Is Collapsing

A recent Chandler Good Governance Index (CGGI) report indicates that the Nigerian healthcare system is on the verge of collapsing. For the year 2021, zero contribution is recorded in the Nigerian healthcare sector as it is ranked third at the bottom of the countries under the good governance index. Out of the 104 countries on the list, Nigeria emerged number 102.

On the April 1, 2021, the Nigerian Association of Resident Doctors (NARD) went on an indefinite strike that lasted for 10 days due to poor working conditions, unpaid salaries, hazard allowance, COVID-19 inducement allowance, among others. During this period, patients were reportedly abandoned in public hospitals across the country…..

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