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  1. 1. StatiSenseStatiSenseStatiSenseStatiSense ®®®® ---- Wale Micaiah ©Wale Micaiah ©Wale Micaiah ©Wale Micaiah © Admission Rate ofAdmission Rate ofAdmission Rate ofAdmission Rate of Medical StudentsMedical StudentsMedical StudentsMedical Students in Nigeriain Nigeriain Nigeriain Nigeria
  2. 2. 11% of11% of11% of11% of the children that die in thethe children that die in thethe children that die in thethe children that die in the world yearly are from Nigeriaworld yearly are from Nigeriaworld yearly are from Nigeriaworld yearly are from Nigeria Help! Nigeria has 600 PPPPediatriciansediatriciansediatriciansediatricians for 40million children (The Punch Newspaper, April 17, 2013 )
  3. 3. Healthy citizens translates into healthy Nation. Healthy citizens correlates positively with healthy workforce. The place of Medical Professionals to the growth of Nations and their economic power cannot be over emphasized. The more the medical professionals, the more likely the quality of life of any Nation. We will be looking at the admission rate of Medical Students in their applications to Nigerian Universities over the past few years and its implication on the growing population of the country.
  4. 4. Nigeria has 128 Universities (as at July, 2013); No.No.No.No. FundingFundingFundingFunding TotalTotalTotalTotal 1 Federal 40 2 State 38 3 Private 50 Not all these institutions have courses in the Medical discipline for Applicants. According to the National Universities Commission (NUC), there are a total of 13 Disciplines of which 4 are medically inclined, they are: Basic Medical and Health Science Pharmaceutical Sciences Medicine and Dentistry; Veterinary Medicine
  5. 5. These are the courses: Anatomy Biochemistry Biomedical Technology Dentistry & Dental Surgery Human Anatomy Human Nutrition & Dietetics Medical Biochemistry Medical Laboratory Medical Radiography & Radiological Science Medical Rehabilitation Medicine & Surgery Nursing Science Optometry Pharmacology Pharmacology & Therapeutics Pharmacy Physiology Physiotherapy Prosthesis & Orthopedic Technology Public & Community Health Public Health Technology Radiography Veterinary Medicine/ Science 23 Medical23 Medical23 Medical23 Medical CoursesCoursesCoursesCourses
  6. 6. Course and InstitutionCourse and InstitutionCourse and InstitutionCourse and Institution CourseCourseCourseCourse TotalTotalTotalTotal InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution FundingFundingFundingFunding Anatomy 19 ABUAD, ABU, ANSU, BABCOCK, BAYERO, BOWEN, DELSU, EBSU, IGBINEDION, LAUTECH, MADONA, UNIZIK, OOU, OSUN, UNIBEN, UNILORIN, UNIJOS, UNIMAID, UNIPORT Federal (8), State (6), Private (5) Biochemistry 8 DELSU, IGBINEDION, LAUTECH, UNIBEN, UNICAL, UI, UNIJOS, UNIUYO Federal (5), State (2), Private (1) Biomedical Technology 1 FUTO Federal (1) Dentistry And Dental Surgery 9 BAYERO, LASU, OAU, UNIBEN, UI, UNILAG, UNIMAID, UNN, UNIPORT Federal (8), State (1) Human Anatomy 2 UNICAL, UNIUYO Federal (2) Human Nutrition And Dietetics 2 ABUAD, UI Federal (1), Private (1) Medical Biochemistry 3 DELSU, LAUTECH, UNIBEN Federal (1), State (1) Medical Laboratory 16 ABUAD, EKPOMA, BABCOCK, BAYERO, EBSU, IGBINEDION, IMSU, LAUTECH, UNIZIK, UNIBEN, UNICAL, UNIJOS, UNILAG, UNIMAID, UNN, UDUS Federal (9), State (3), Private (4) Medical Radiography And Radiological Science 1 BAYERO Federal (1) Medical Rehabilitation 3 UNIZIK, OAU, UNN Federal (3) Medicine And Surgery 38 ABSU, ABUAD, ABU, EKPOMA, ANSU, BABCOCK, BAYERO, BSU, BINGHAM, BOWEN, DELSU, EBSU, EKSU, ESUTECH, IGBINEDION, IMSU, KADSU, KOGSU, LAUTECH, LASU, MADONA, WILBERFORCE, UNIZIK, OAU, OOU, OSUN, UNIABUJA, UNIBEN, UNICAL, UI, UNILORIN, UNIJOS, UNILAG, UNIMAID, UNN, UNIPORT, UNIUYO, UDUS Federal (16), State (16), Private (6)
  7. 7. Course and InstitutionCourse and InstitutionCourse and InstitutionCourse and Institution CourseCourseCourseCourse TotalTotalTotalTotal InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution FundingFundingFundingFunding Nursing Science 25 ABU, ABSU, ABUAD, EKPOMA, BABCOCK, BAYERO, DELSU, EBSU, IGBINEDION, IMSU, LAUTECH, MADONA, NOUN, WILBERFORCE, UNIZIK, OAU, UNIBEN, UNICAL, UI, UNILORIN, UNIJOS, UNILAG, UNIMAID, UNN, UNIPORT Federal (14), State (7), Private (4) Optometry 4 ABSU, FUTO, IMSU, MADONA Federal (1), State (2), Private (1) Pharmacology 2 OOU, UNILAG Federal (1), State (1) Pharmacology and Therapeutics 1 DELSU State (1) Pharmacy 18 ABU, DELSU, KADSU, MADONA, WILBERFORCE, UNIZIK, OAU, OOU, UNIBEN, UI, UNILORIN, UNIJOS, UNILAG, UNIMAID, UNN, UNIPORT, UNIUYO, UDUS Federal (13), State (4), Private (1) Physiology 20 ABUAD, ABU, EKPOMA, BABCOCK, BAYERO, BOWEN, CRUTECH, DELSU, LAUTECH, LASU, MADONA, UNIZIK, OOU, OSUN, UNICAL, UI, UNILORIN, UNILAG, UNIPORT, UNIUYO Federal (9), State (7), Private (4) Physiotherapy 4 BAYERO, UI, UNILAG, UNIMAID Federal (4) Prosthesis and Orthopaedic Technology 1 FUTO Federal (1) Public and Community Health 1 NOVENA Private (1) Public Health Technology 4 BABCOCK, FUTO, MADONA, UNICAL Federal (2), Private (2) Radiography 6 BAYERO, UNIZIK, UNICAL, UNILAG, UNIMAID, UNN Federal (6) Veterinary Medicine 11 ABU, FUAMAK, MOUA, UNIABUJA, UNAAB, UI, UNILORIN, UNIMAID, UNN, UDUS Federal (11)
  8. 8. Top Medical Courses by ApplicationTop Medical Courses by ApplicationTop Medical Courses by ApplicationTop Medical Courses by Application The top 3 favourite courses are MedicineMedicineMedicineMedicine &&&& SurgerySurgerySurgerySurgery, NursingNursingNursingNursing and PharmacyPharmacyPharmacyPharmacy. Medicine & Surgery contributes about 50% of total application. Marginally, there is a declining interest in Medicine & Surgery, Pharmacy, and Physiology. Why? CourseCourseCourseCourse 2011201120112011 2012201220122012 2013201320132013 %2011%2011%2011%2011 %2012%2012%2012%2012 %2013%2013%2013%2013 Medicine & SurgeryMedicine & SurgeryMedicine & SurgeryMedicine & Surgery 114,939 116,474 134,184 53.42 50.00 48.57 Nursing ScienceNursing ScienceNursing ScienceNursing Science 34,186 41,999 55,892 15.88 18.03 20.23 PharmacyPharmacyPharmacyPharmacy 30,586 32,814 35,217 14.21 14.09 12.75 Medical LaboratoryMedical LaboratoryMedical LaboratoryMedical Laboratory 17,355 22,987 25,000 8.06 9.87 9.05 PhysiologyPhysiologyPhysiologyPhysiology 2,647 2,599 2,342 1.23 1.12 0.85 RadiographyRadiographyRadiographyRadiography 2,450 2,930 3,580 1.14 1.26 1.30 Dentistry/ DentalDentistry/ DentalDentistry/ DentalDentistry/ Dental SurgerySurgerySurgerySurgery 2,028 1,831 2,216 0.94 0.79 0.80 PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapyPhysiotherapyPhysiotherapy 1,679 1,409 1,688 0.78 0.60 0.61 AnatomyAnatomyAnatomyAnatomy 1,481 1,860 1,893 0.69 0.80 0.69 VeterinaryVeterinaryVeterinaryVeterinary MedicineMedicineMedicineMedicine 1,444 1,599 1,781 0.66 0.69 0.64 ………… Total ApplicationTotal ApplicationTotal ApplicationTotal Application 215,170215,170215,170215,170 232,945232,945232,945232,945 276,263276,263276,263276,263
  9. 9. ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication by Top 10 Institutionsby Top 10 Institutionsby Top 10 Institutionsby Top 10 Institutions InstitutionInstitutionInstitutionInstitution 2011201120112011 2012201220122012 2013201320132013 UNN 22,913 24,808 25,606 ABU 19,490 11,830 12,149 OAU 17,103 17,547 18,309 UNIBEN 14,427 16,269 23,452 UNIZIK 14,356 18,664 21,036 UNIPORT 13,439 9,076 8,581 UI 12,972 12,984 15,789 UNILAG 11,831 13,508 13,950 UNICAL 10,641 10,729 13,812 LAUTECH 8,921 8,409 11,549 UNILORIN 7,291 12,626 16,939
  10. 10. ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication by Course & Institutionby Course & Institutionby Course & Institutionby Course & Institution Medicine & SurgeryMedicine & SurgeryMedicine & SurgeryMedicine & Surgery PharmacyPharmacyPharmacyPharmacy NursingNursingNursingNursing Medical LaboratoryMedical LaboratoryMedical LaboratoryMedical Laboratory
  11. 11. ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication by Course & Institutionby Course & Institutionby Course & Institutionby Course & Institution PhysiologyPhysiologyPhysiologyPhysiology DentistryDentistryDentistryDentistry PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapyPhysiotherapyPhysiotherapy RadiographyRadiographyRadiographyRadiography
  12. 12. Ranking of Institutions by ApplicationsRanking of Institutions by ApplicationsRanking of Institutions by ApplicationsRanking of Institutions by Applications CourseCourseCourseCourse FirstFirstFirstFirst SecondSecondSecondSecond ThirdThirdThirdThird Medicine and Surgery UNN UNIBEN OAU Nursing Science UNN OAU LAUTECH Pharmacy ABU UNN UNIZIK Medical Laboratory UNIZIK UNN UDUS Physiology UNILORIN UNIZIK UNIUYO Dentistry UNIBEN OAU UNILAG Physiotherapy BAYERO UNILAG UI Radiography UNN UNIZIK UNICAL Veterinary Medicine FUAMAK UNAAB ABU 1111stststst 2222ndndndnd 3333rdrdrdrd OAUOAUOAUOAUUNIZIKUNIZIKUNIZIKUNIZIKUNNUNNUNNUNN
  13. 13. Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate –––– UIUIUIUI (University of Ibadan(University of Ibadan(University of Ibadan(University of Ibadan –––– UI)UI)UI)UI) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate Medicine and Surgery 7,648 135 1.77% Nursing Science 2,588 41 1.58% Pharmacy 1,739 85 4.89% Biochemistry 611 85 13.91% Physiotherapy 301 27 8.97% Dentistry 205 37 18.05% Human Nutrition 185 42 22.70% Physiology 164 79 48.17% Veterinary Medicine 154 75 48.70% Medical Laboratory 142 25 17.61% 13,737 631 4.59% 2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME
  14. 14. Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate –––– UNNUNNUNNUNN (University of Nigeria,(University of Nigeria,(University of Nigeria,(University of Nigeria, NsukkaNsukkaNsukkaNsukka)))) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate Medicine and Surgery 10,147 220 2.17% Nursing Science 5,070 116 2.29% Pharmacy 4,405 195 4.43% Medical Laboratory 2,935 133 4.53% Radiography 1,166 53 4.55% Medical Rehabilitation 623 112 17.98% Dental Surgery 338 70 20.71% Veterinary Medicine 124 79 63.71% 24,80824,80824,80824,808 978978978978 3.94%3.94%3.94%3.94% 2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME
  15. 15. Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate –––– UNILAGUNILAGUNILAGUNILAG (University of Lagos)(University of Lagos)(University of Lagos)(University of Lagos) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate Medicine and Surgery 7,890 98 1.24% Pharmacy 2,040 97 4.75% Nursing Science 1,375 31 2.25% Medical Laboratory 662 31 4.68% Physiotherapy 392 39 9.95% Dentistry 375 21 5.60% Pharmacology 266 34 12.78% Radiography 263 31 11.79% Physiology 245 33 13.47% 13,50813,50813,50813,508 415415415415 3.07%3.07%3.07%3.07% 2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME
  16. 16. Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate –––– UNIUYOUNIUYOUNIUYOUNIUYO (University of(University of(University of(University of UyoUyoUyoUyo)))) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate Medicine and Surgery 3,861 46 1.19% Pharmacy 1,799 87 4.84% Biochemistry 925 77 8.32% Physiology 292 26 8.90% Human Anatomy 177 26 14.69% 7,0977,0977,0977,097 262262262262 3.693.693.693.69% 2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME
  17. 17. Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate –––– UNIPORTUNIPORTUNIPORTUNIPORT (University of(University of(University of(University of PortharcourtPortharcourtPortharcourtPortharcourt)))) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate Medicine and Surgery 3,628 0.00% Nursing Science 2,943 35 1.19% Pharmacy 1,717 54 3.15% Dentistry/Dental Surgery 267 14 5.24% Anatomy 296 56 18.92% Physiology 225 53 23.56% 9,0769,0769,0769,076 212212212212 2.342.342.342.34% 2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME2012/2013 UTME
  18. 18. AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate SummarySummarySummarySummary (UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate MedicineMedicineMedicineMedicine &&&& SurgerySurgerySurgerySurgery 7,648 135 1.77% 10,147 220 2.17% 7,890 98 1.24% 3,861 46 1.19% CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate PharmacyPharmacyPharmacyPharmacy 1,739 85 4.89% 4,405 195 4.43% 2,040 97 4.75% 1,799 87 4.84% 1,717 54 3.15% CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate NursingNursingNursingNursing ScienceScienceScienceScience 2,588 41 1.58% 5,070 116 2.29% 2,943 35 1.19%
  19. 19. AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate SummarySummarySummarySummary (UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate PhysiotherapyPhysiotherapyPhysiotherapyPhysiotherapy 301 27 8.97% 392 39 9.95% CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate DentistryDentistryDentistryDentistry 205 37 18.05% 338 70 20.71% 267 14 5.24% CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate PhysiologyPhysiologyPhysiologyPhysiology 164 79 48.17% 245 33 13.47% 292 26 8.90% 225 53 23.56%
  20. 20. AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission RateRateRateRate SummarySummarySummarySummary (UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT)(UNN, UI, UNILAG, UNIUYO, UNIPORT) CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate VeterinaryVeterinaryVeterinaryVeterinary MedicineMedicineMedicineMedicine 154 75 48.70% 124 79 63.71% CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate MedicalMedicalMedicalMedical LaboratoryLaboratoryLaboratoryLaboratory 142 25 17.61% 2,935 133 4.53% 662 31 4.68% CourseCourseCourseCourse ApplicationApplicationApplicationApplication AdmissionAdmissionAdmissionAdmission Admission RateAdmission RateAdmission RateAdmission Rate AnatomyAnatomyAnatomyAnatomy 177 26 14.69% 296 56 18.92%
  21. 21. Admission rate for Medicine & Surgery and Nursing is less than 2% on the average Pharmacy has about 4.5% admission rate Medical laboratory is about 9% Veterinary Medicine has the highest admission rate of over 50% - on the average Combined admission rate for Medicine & Surgery, Nursing and Pharmacy is less than 3% on the average Overall, the number of medical professionals produced is far less than can handle the Nigeria growing population.
  22. 22. Admission Rate (2000Admission Rate (2000Admission Rate (2000Admission Rate (2000 –––– 2007)2007)2007)2007) FACULTYFACULTYFACULTYFACULTY 2000200020002000 2002200220022002 2003200320032003 2005200520052005 2006200620062006 2007200720072007 Administration 6.75 2.83 5.57 4.65 6.87 7.32 Agriculture 46.96 28.64 20.22 61.25 57.32 65.81 Arts 26.9 11.62 17.24 14.82 19.31 17.78 Education 84.95 46.59 85.94 58.59 53.91 41.85 Engineering/Env. 10.99 5.12 8.66 7.07 9.31 9.98 Law 5.61 2.54 3.11 4.3 6.19 6.08 MedicalMedicalMedicalMedical 5.265.265.265.26 2.552.552.552.55 4.234.234.234.23 3.133.133.133.13 4.154.154.154.15 4.314.314.314.31 Science 35.45 15.71 24.5 20.59 21.8 25.91 Social Sciences 9.84 4.05 8.01 5.17 8.01 8.68 Overall, less than 5 of 100 applicants5 of 100 applicants5 of 100 applicants5 of 100 applicants are admitted yearly for Medical disciplines, the remaining 95 seek admission95 seek admission95 seek admission95 seek admission elsewhere
  23. 23. AccordingAccordingAccordingAccording totototo TheTheTheThe PunchPunchPunchPunch Newspaper,Newspaper,Newspaper,Newspaper, AprilAprilAprilApril 17171717,,,, 2013201320132013;;;; 6.9 million children under five years of age died in 2011 globally – WHO It also estimated that 19, 000 children die each day and; almost 800 every hour For example, after India, Nigeria is second on the list of countries with the highest infant deaths in the world Nigeria, with a population of 70million children under the age of 18 , has only 600600600600 trainedtrainedtrainedtrained consultantconsultantconsultantconsultant paediatricianspaediatricianspaediatricianspaediatricians. Out of this 70 million children, over 40 million are under the age of five The United Kingdom has 3333,,,,084084084084 trainedtrainedtrainedtrained consultantconsultantconsultantconsultant paediatricianspaediatricianspaediatricianspaediatricians andandandand 1111,,,,184184184184 associateassociateassociateassociate paediatricpaediatricpaediatricpaediatric specialistsspecialistsspecialistsspecialists for its 20 million children and it does not include the 3,174 paediatricians in training Child care is inadequate in Nigeria and there are gaps. It reflects in our health indices of 145 per 1,000 births Dearth of trained health personnel at all the primary health care centres, poor child care workforce and lack of emergency paediatric response facilities in our hospitals were reasons for high infant mortality rate in the country
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