You must wear photo ID badges, board tells doctors

Source: The Star

Feb. 24, 2016,

The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board yesterday directed all doctors to wear an identification badge bearing their names, photos, registration numbers and speciality while attending to patients.

“This will assist the members of public verify whether the doctor is qualified and licensed by the board to practise,” the board chief executive officer Daniel Yumbya said.

He said the board will carry out countrywide inspections to ensure all doctors and health facilities are duly licensed to practise and operate.


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