Journal article

Community informatics for sustainable management of pandemics in developing countries: A case study of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

PU Eze, CP Ezenkwu, CC Etteh

Ethics Med Public Health | Elsevier BV | Published : 2021


Although a significant number of the human population in developing countries live in urban communities, majority of the population lives in rural areas. Developing countries, especially in their rural areas, suffer from a lack of healthcare facilities, poverty and high rate of illiteracy. Motivated by the huge socio-economic gap between the developed and the developing worlds, there have been several studies into the COVID-19 pandemic management in developing countries. However, none of these research works emphasised the health cultural beliefs of any developing economy as a basis for their recommendations. Specifically, this paper discusses the pandemic situation in Nigeria with emphasis ..

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