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Compiled by Kingsley Obom-Egbulem

39,210

Number of doctors in Nigeria

26

Number of accredited medical schools in Nigeria

2,392 and 1,529

**The number of Nigerian doctors practicing in the US and UK respectively

39 per 100,000 populations

Ratio of patients to a doctor in Nigeria:

N101,107.64

The average salary( at entry point) of a Nigerian doctor employed in government  run hospital

3,567

Estimated number of Nigerian doctors that migrated overseas in 2007

Figure calculated using proxy data like requests for certificate of good standing

69% of Nigeria’s health budget spent on tertiary care(Prof.Babatunde Osotimehin,March 2010)

70%

The percentage of Nigeria’s health budget spent in urban areas where 30% of the population resides

5%

The percentage of Nigeria’s budget allocated to health.To actualize the goals of the MDGs’ and solve most of health care problems, Nigeria is expected to spend 15% of its total budget on health.

N39.6 billion

Nigeria’s allocation to the health sector in the 2009 budget.The entire budget was

*46.94 years

Life expectancy at birth: total population:
male: 46.16 years ;female: 47.76 years (2009 est.)

*152,616,000

Nigeria’s Population

*1 in 18

Risk of Maternal Death

*75 out of every 1000 births

Infant Mortality rate

*4.6%

HIV/AIDS Prevalence(based on 2008 sero-prevalence survey)

N114billion

Amount spent by Bill Gates in eradicating Polio in Nigeria.Gates have spent N1.2 Trillion Naira on polio eradication globally.This amount is 1/3 of Nigeria’s 2010 budget of 4.079 Trillion Naira.

 


*Source: Population Reference Bureau, 2010

**Wikipedia

NB:This posting will be constantly updated

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