Performance Evaluation of the European Union Micro Health Project in Niger Delta Region, Nigeria

International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science
© 2017 by SSRG - IJAES Journal
Volume 4 Issue 4
Year of Publication : 2017
Authors : Urang, E.S., Nnodim, A.U
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Urang, E.S., Nnodim, A.U, "Performance Evaluation of the European Union Micro Health Project in Niger Delta Region, Nigeria," SSRG International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science, vol. 4,  no. 4, pp. 16-21, 2017. Crossref,


The study was a performance evaluation of the European Union Micro Health Project in Niger Delta Region, Nigeria. The objectives were to describe the personal characteristics of the respondents, determine the frequency of use of the health facilities, the adequacy of infrastructural facilities and determine the extent of performance of the health services providers in the study area. The respondents were the beneficiaries of the health services and were selected using the multistage sampling techniques from which 300 (70-male; 230-females) were selected. Primary data were obtained using a structured questionnaire and recorded responses during Focus Group Discussions(FGDs). Descriptive statistics and probit and logit outcome models were used to analyse the data. The major findings showed that majority of the respondents were in their active age, and were more of female sex. The primary occupation to majority of the respondents was crop farming, as well as belonged to varied organisations. The finding also showed that patronage was low and infrastructural facilities were inadequate. The study therefore recommended that beneficiaries participation in all the project cycle and adequate funding of development projects would go a long way in enhancing its performance.


Performance, Evaluation, Healthcare, Niger Delta


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