Health Records Officers Registration Board of Nigeria has officially released its July, 2017 examination result.
The Registrar/Chief Executive Officer of the Board, Mohammed Ibrahim Mami made the disclosure in a statement in kaduna, explained that total number of 3720 candidates sat for the exams, total of 3180 passed, while eight candidates were banned for examination malpractice and six schools results were withheld.
He said hence forth all cases of examination malpractice are to be aptly reported to the Law Enforcement Agencies for investigation and prosecution accordingly.
The Registrar announced the formation of two committees namely investigating panel and professional discipline for the purpose of maintaining integrity and discipline.
Mohammed Mami said these Committees would identify issues suitable for professional review, gather and evaluate information especially with regards to accreditation of institutions and investigate all alleged cases of misbehaviours by Registered professionals among others.
He explained that the Health Records Officers Registration Board was established by decree 39 of 1989 now cap 166 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria 1990 (Cap H2-2004) saying that the Board would continue to enhance its curriculum and programmes to ensure continuing education and conferences to reorient practitioners in the country.
Mohammed Mami called on the National Universities Commission (NUC), National Board for Technical Education (NBTE), on the need to commence Programmes in Health Records Practice/Technology in the Nigerian Universities and Polytechnics.