Capacity Development, a Tool for Promoting Efficient Primary Health Care Services Delivery in Obudu Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria
Asian Research Journal of Arts & Social Sciences,
This study is intended to investigate the role of Capacity development in promoting efficient primary health care services delivery in Obudu Local Government Area, Cross River State, Nigeria. To achieve the purpose of this study, the researchers set out basic structures for the study and three research objectives were identified and three research questions were framed which resulted in three hypothesis. A well designed questionnaire was prepared, one hundred and thirty (130) copies printed and distributed to Primary Health Care workers in the Local Government for completion. One hundred and twenty (120) copies (of the questionnaire) were returned, representing 92% success, while ten (10) copies were destroyed for want of information and poor completion. The one hundred and twenty (120) copies were used for analysis. The data were extracted from the questionnaire and arranged in tables to ease analysis. The result revealed that; capacity development will result in the development of sustainable skills among Primary health care workers in Obudu Local Government Area, Cross River State; capacity development can bring about efficient health services delivery at the Primary health care level and serve as a means of motivating Primary health care workers in Obudu Local Government Area, Cross River State. The study recommended that; Capacity development should be promoted to sustain skills among Primary health care workers, Primary health care workers should be encourage to attend professional development seminars and incentives should be provided to motivate them to attend workshops and certificates issued from such workshops should be used as bases for promotion. It is hope that this will bring about tremendous changes in services delivery at the Primary Health Care level in the Local Government.
- Capacity development
- efficient health care services delivery
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