Quackery is defined as an illegal practice of Medical Rehabilitation Therapy by an unqualified and non-registered person. It is one of the most dreaded and monumental challenges bedeviling nearly all professions that are lucrative.
The board (MRTB) created this department- “Inspectorate department” whose vision is to thoroughly, adequately, aggressively, methodically, intelligently police the practice of Medical Rehabilitation Therapy professions in Nigeria in a civilized manner with the aim of crushing illegal practice at all levels, identifying quacks, improving the health and socio-economic status of the citizenry boosting the good corporate image of the board.
The core job description profile o f this department, therefore includes:
1. Providing specialist leadership role for the surveillance programme
2. Regulating and sanitizing the practice of Medical Rehabilitation Therapy profession