Private money-making indulgence and inefficiency of primary healthcare in Nigeria: a qualitative study of health workers’ absenteeism

Publication type: Journal Article

Country: Nigeria

Author(s): Obinna Onwujekwe Prince Agwu Aloysius Odii Pamela Ogbozor Charles Orjiakor

Keywords: Health

Generating additional personal income is common with primary healthcare (PHC) workforce in Nigeria, which could be because of the inconsistencies marring their monthly salaries. Therefore, this study investigates the drivers of private economic activities of PHC providers in the public sector, and the links to absenteeism, as well as inefficiency of PHC facilities in Nigeria.

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