Lagos Ranked 8th in Africa for Best Healthcare

By Milcah Tanimu

Numbeo, a research firm specializing in quality of life data, has ranked Lagos as the 8th African city with the best healthcare system. Using a comprehensive algorithm, Cape Town in South Africa secured the top spot, followed by Pretoria in second place and Nairobi in third.

The ranking reflects the expansion of modern, high-tech hospitals in these cities, ensuring residents have access to high-quality healthcare. Numbeo’s Health Index analysis indicates that African cities perform well in terms of cost of living, quality of life, and various socioeconomic characteristics on a global scale.

The Health Care Index is an approximation that evaluates the overall quality of a healthcare system, considering factors such as medical experts, staff, equipment, and expenses. It provides an assessment of the healthcare resources, services, and infrastructure available in a particular area.

The top ten African cities with the best healthcare are as follows:

1. Cape Town, South Africa
2. Pretoria, South Africa
3. Nairobi, Kenya
4. Johannesburg, South Africa
5. Durban, South Africa
6. Algiers, Algeria
7. Tunis, Tunisia
8. Lagos, Nigeria
9. Cairo, Egypt
10. Casablanca, Morocco


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