Scaling Healthcare Services through ICT Devices: A Study of Selected Ngos in Southwestern Nigeria

International Journal of Economics and Management Studies
© 2014 by SSRG - IJEMS Journal
Volume 1 Issue 5
Year of Publication : 2014
Authors : ADELE, Hasimiyu Ademola, OYEDOKUN, Akintunde Jonathan
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ADELE, Hasimiyu Ademola, OYEDOKUN, Akintunde Jonathan, "Scaling Healthcare Services through ICT Devices: A Study of Selected Ngos in Southwestern Nigeria," SSRG International Journal of Economics and Management Studies, vol. 1,  no. 5, pp. 1-8, 2014. Crossref,


The study examined impact of ICT tools deployment on healthcare service delivery of selected NGOs in southwestern Nigeria. The paper specially focused on the socio innovations and spatial coverage resulting from the use of ICT technologies. Census-based survey of NGOs that provide healthcare services were made to sample a total of seven registered NGOs. A total number of 548 copies of questionnaire were administered on both the selected NGO officials and their beneficiaries. Data obtained were analysed using Chi-square Test of Independence, Cramer’s phi coefficients, Contingency coefficients and Analysis of Variance (ANOVA). Findings revealed that ICT deployment enabled NGOs circumvent resource constraints, expand operational scope and improve value proposition of their innovations.


Social entrepreneurship, social innovations, scaling, social ventures, nongovernmental organization, information and communication technology


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