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New Tool Helps Nigerians Bust Fake Doctors

A new online database is fighting medical quackery in Nigeria by helping people easily find out if their doctor has a license. The website, called Dodgy Doctors, is a searchable database of Nigeria's licensed medical professionals. Temi Adeoye, a strategist with civic technology group Code for Nigeria, which helped develop the database, said he got the idea from a similar tool in Kenya. "Quackery is a major pain in Nigeria,” Adeoye said. To check a doctor’s legitimacy,...

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