Rh “Rhetoric! Realism! Results!!! Health Care in Nigeria.”. Adetokunbo O. Lucas, MD. Outline. Primart Care Primary Health Care (PHC) Realism: - PHC in Nigeria Resukts Rhetoric. Primary Care. Pre-Alma Ata Stand alone - poor linkage to other tiers
Adetokunbo O. Lucas, MD
No "NAFDAC" number
International Conference on Primary Health Care, September 6–12, 1978 Alma Ata, USSR
Primary health care is essential health care based on practical, scientifically sound & socially acceptable methods & technology made universally accessible to individuals & families in the community through their full participation, & at a cost that the community & country can afford to maintain at every stage of their development in the spirit of self‑reliance & self‑determination.
#1 Foundation 6–12,
…should be sustained by integrated, functional & mutually‑supportive referral systems, leading to the progressive improvement of comprehensive health care for all, & giving priority to those most in need;…."
.....made universally accessible to individuals & families in the community.
"…is based on the application of the relevant results of social, biomedical and health services research and public health experience;…"
“addresses the main health problems in the community, providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services accordingly. "
......at a cost that the community & the country can afford to maintain at every stage of their development in the spirit of self-reliance and self-determination."
PHC in Nigeria 6–12,
Chairman: Adetokunbo O. Lucas
Professor Umaru Shehu – Eminent academic
Chief Lambo, President, Association of Traditional Healers
Professor Olikoye Ransome-Kuti
National Health Policy - 1988
Professor O. Aboyade
Selection of interventions on the basis of:
Consistently poor performance
Ghana 113 6–12,
(1990 – 2005)
Primary Health Care
Primary Health Care olds