The Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentist Board (KMPDB) has de-registered 2,063 medical practitioners and 212 dental practitioners.
KMPDB is a state corporation mandated to regulate the training, practice and licensing of medicine & dentistry and healthcare institutions that include private & mission hospitals, medical,dental centres & clinics, nursing and maternity homes and standalone funeral homes.
The doctors failed to comply with Section 14 of the Medical Practitioners and Dentists Act.
Section 14 refers to Section 13 that states: “Every such licence shall be for such period and may contain such conditions as the Director of Medical Services shall, with the consent or on the instruction of the Board, impose.”
Doctors are required to pay an annual retention fee of Ksh.4,000.
The KMPDB held a meeting in March 29th, 2019 this year and resolved to remove non0-compliant medical practitioners from the register.
The removed medics are supposed to re-apply afresh
Cases of fake doctors is not a secret in Kenya anymore. Mugo wa-Wairimu who is a quack, has been caught twice practicing without training, let alone a license.
The public can access the access the list of de-registered doctors online by clicking this Link or downloading going through the PDF document below. The list contains doctors from both the public and private hospitals.
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