Spatial Distribution of Healthcare Facilities in Ayobo Ipaja Lcda, Lagos State

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SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF HEALTH CARE FACILITIES IN AYOBO IPAJA LOCAL COUNCIL DEVELOPMENT AREA, ALIMOSHO LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREA OF LAGOS STATE.

BY

OGUNTOYINBO, TEMITOPE SEYI
109082060

A GIS PROJECT SUBMITTED

TO

DEPARTMENTOF GEOGRAPHY UNIVERSITY OF LAGOS, NIGERIA

IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THR REQUIREMENT FOR THE AWARD OF MASTERS IN GEOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION SYSTEM (MGIS)

OCTOBER, 2012

CERTIFICATION
This is to certify that this project was carried out by OGUNTOYINBO TEMITOPE SEYI ( Matric No: 109082060 ) in the department of geography, School of Post Graduate Studies, University of Lagos in partial fulfillment for the award of Masters in Geographical Information System (MGIS ) under my supervision.

……………………… .………………………… Dr. Kemi Ojekunle Date
(Supervisor)

………………………… ………………………….. Dr. S. Odunuga Date ( Programme Coordinator )

………………………………………………………… Prof. S.I. Oni Date
(H.O.D Geography)

DEDICATION
This research is uniquely dedicated to God Almighty who in His awesomeness and grace so overwhelming piloted me through a rough but successful programme.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Praise and honour to my father the Almighty God, my brother Jesus, and closest friend Holyspirit, for their Love and divine mercies over me.

Great appreciation to my ever supportive parents and my very wonderful family – Mr & Mrs Francis Akinlabi Oguntoyinbo, Mrs Olajumoke Adeyele, Mr Oluwafemi Oguntoyinbo, Oluwanifemi and Oluwatofunmi Adeyele.

I am specially grateful to the Staffs of Afri_Mapping Resources Ltd, particularly Dr. Eleojo Amodu , Senior Evangelist Best Ngozi.

Special thanks go to the staffs of Cedar College, Pastor Adeliyi Samuel, Mr. Emmanuel Ulo and my friends and colleagues, Tolulope Adeleye, Afere Oluyemi, Omonigho Jennifer for their powerful and yielding encouragement. May God Almighty bless them?

TABLE OF CONTENTS

TITLEPAGE

Title Pagei

Certification ii
Dedication iii
Acknowledgement iv
Table of Contents v
List of Tables viii
List of Figures ix
Abstract xi

CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION

1.1 Background of Study
1.2 Statement of Problem
1.3 Research Questions
1.4 Aim and Objectives
1.5 Scope of Study
1.6 Significance of Study
1.7 Study Area
1.8 Challenges and limitation of Study

CHAPTER TWO: CONCEPTUAL FRAMEWORK AND LITRERATURE REVIEW

2.1 Introduction
2.2 Conceptual Framework
2.2.1 Model 1: Central Place Theory
2.2.2 Model 2: Donabedian's Quality Framework 2.3 Literature Review
2.3.1 Overview Of Geographical Information System
2.3.2 Gis for Facility Management
2.3.3 Gis and Health Care.
2.3.4 GIS as A Tool in Public Health
2.3.5 Accessibility
2.3.6 Health Care Institutions In Nigeria
CHAPTER THREE: RESEARCH METHODOLOGY

3.1 Introduction
3.2 Methodological framework
3.3 data acquisition
3.3.1 Data sources and Method of Acquisition
3.3.1.1 Primary Data
3.3.1.2 Secondary Method
3.4 Resources
3.4.1 Street Map
3.4.2 Ward Boundaries
3.4.3 Health Providers Directory
3.5 Data processing
3.6 data analysis and presentation
3.6.1 nearest neighbour analysis
3.6.2 buferring
3.6.3 presentation of results

CHAPTER FOUR: DATA PRESENTATION ANALYSIS RESULTS
4.1 Introduction
4.2 physical locations of health services centres
4.3 health care providers in ayobo ipaja
4.4 spatial distribution pattern of health care providers
4.4.1 NNI of health care providers within ayobo ipaja
4.4.2 NNI of health care providers
4.4.2 NNI of health care providers
4.4.2 NNI of health care providers
4.4.2...
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