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NMA Launches Digital ID Cards for Doctors

NMA Launches Digital ID Cards for Doctors

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The Nigerian Medical Association has launched digital identification cards to build a database of doctors in efforts to identify quacks. This was unveiled at its 2017 annual general meeting and scientific conference which reflected on the roles of advanced technology in medicine and sustained fight against quackery in medicine. Dr Chiedozie Achonwa, chairman of the association in the FCT, said its new digital identity arose from a need to identify its members, provide easy access to real doctors and combat quackery. “As we gather information on the new digital ID cards, we are also planning of having an electronic directory where with just a click, patients are able to access different doctors with different specialties," Achonwa said. "And of course this will help to resolve the