Literature Review
Volume 2 Issue 11 - 2020
Performance of Public Healthcare Services Organizations in Nigeria: A Literature Review
Mohammed I Abubakar1* and Kapil Kathuria2
1School of Business and Management, Texila American University, Guyana, South America
2Associate Professor, Department of Business Management, Dr. YS Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Nauni, Himachal Pradesh, India
*Corresponding Author: Mohammed I Abubakar, School of Business and Management, Texila American University, Guyana, South America.
Received: September 26, 2020; Published: October 28, 2020


The performance of the healthcare systems in different countries leads to variation in the health outcomes amongst countries and regions. The purpose of this study is to conduct an in-depth evaluation of previous studies on the performance of public healthcare services organizations in Nigeria. The study assesses the current understanding of the topic because of its relevance and influence on the health of the population of Nigeria.

Pub Med, Science Direct, Google Scholar, the Lancet and EBSCO were searched using a series of combinations of the following keywords: public healthcare organization, organizational management, performance management, high-performance organizations, public healthcare services in Nigeria and performance.

The findings revealed that the level of performance of the public healthcare system is not impressive and is below the expectations of the users of the system. Also, the key performance indicators have been ranked low. The study has shown that the performance of public healthcare services in Nigeria is below expectation due to challenges such as inadequate resources, lack of infrastructure, unstable policies and lack of strategic leadership, brain drain and a lot of other problems.

Keywords: Delivery of Health Care; Health Care Services; Health Care Systems; Performance of Health Care Organizations


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Citation: Mohammed I Abubakar and Kapil Kathuria. “Performance of Public Healthcare Services Organizations in Nigeria: A Literature Review". EC Nursing and Healthcare 2.11 (2020): 176-183.

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