The human resource for health in the region is marked by the lack of skilled health workers, disparity in the regulation of health professions, lack of recognition of qualifications thereby inhibiting the process of regional integration. In addition, training institutions have their capacity limited byinadequate qualified trainers, materials and equipments as well as inadequate networking among learned societies....
The health systems of the countries are now faced with enormous challenges including low capacity for planning, monitoring and evaluation, coordination, organization, supervision, regulation, definition of standards and health information management systems. This affects the efficient management of health services and negatively impacts the quality of service and overall performance of health systems.
The weakness of the...
The health systems of the countries are now faced with enormous challenges, notably low health infrastructure coverage, inadequate and outdated medical equipment, lack of maintenance culture, insufficient qualified human resource and finance. Moreover, there is a lack of equipment and maintenance policy for the health sector in some countries in the region.
Insufficient health infrastructure...