IMPLICATONS OF HEALTH FINANCING AND INEQUALITIES ON WOMEN’S HEALTH

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Oyindamola Popoola  INTRODUCTION   “Health cannot be a question of income, it is a fundamental human right” – Nelson Mandela. This quote emphasizes the need for basic health care to be provided by all governments of the world as a fundamental human right. In Nigeria, there are different types of facilities, levels, providers and the types and ways through which …

Barriers to a Successful Shift towards an Evidence-Based Public Health

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by Adedamola Akinbode Evidence-based public health (EBPH) is the prudent use of current best evidence in making decisions about the well-being of populations regarding disease prevention, health promotion, health protection as well as health maintenance (Jenicek, 1997). Brownson et al (2009) described EBPH as “making decisions based on the best available scientific evidence, using data and information systems systematically, applying …