This post will provide a photo sample of NMA Doctors Stamp required for NYSC Medical Fitness certificate and also discuss the benefits of NMA stamps on an NYSC medical fitness certificate.
NYSC Medical Fitness Report
The NYSC medical fitness is a certificate that ascertains the medical fitness and health status of PCMs who wishes to be mobilized for NYSC. This was done to ensure the safety of corp members during and their camp orientation.
NYSC Notice on NMA Stamps
Attention PCMs and serving Corps Members!
This is to inform all Prospective Corps Members including serving Corps Members that henceforth medical fitness/medical report submitted to NYSC must be affixed with Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) stamp. This is to authenticate the reports and curb quackery.
You are all advised to strictly comply with this directive.
About NMA Stamp
In order to eradicate quackery in the medical profession, the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) says doctors will commence full usage of doctors’ stamp with effect from April 1 2018.
The President of the association, Prof. Mike Ogirima, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Saturday in Abuja.
Ogirima frowned at the rate of quackery in medical profession, which had increased disease burden and mortality rate.
He said the identified stamp would contain security features that would differentiate professionals from quacks.
He explained that some security features embedded on the stamp include full name of the doctor, the institution he qualified from and the year.
The president added that any doctor that does not possess or have the stamp latest April 1 would be regarded as a quack.
According to him, from April 1 any medical legal documents emanating from qualified doctors must contain the concerned doctors’ stamp.
Photo Sample of NMA Stamp for NYSC Medical Fitness Report
Below is photo sample of NMA stamp required for NYSC fitness report;
Where to get NMA Stamp for NYSC Medical Fitness Certificate
Prospective corps members(PCMs) are to go to a general hospital or Military clinic to get a medical fitness certificate/report then demand for an NMA Stamp, it will be given to you.
Note that is compulsory for all NYSC medical certificate of fitness/report be affixed with NMA stamp because without an NMA Stamp your medical fitness certificate or report will be rejected in the NYSC camp.
See a list of required test for NYSC medical Report.