The Association of Professional Societies in East Africa (APSEA) has announced plans to review its code of conduct to blend with the international standards.
“In the next two months we are having only five institutions whose conducts are going to be reviewed and harmonized with the Kenyan Constitution, after that another five and another five,” said Felix Owaga the chairman APSEA.
Mr. Owaga further said that the move is being undertaken to weed off quacks invading the profession.
In the new move the umbrella body that brings together professional societies of diverse disciplines, will evaluate the code of conduct, membership for the various professional bodies, licensing and the education levels that should be met before one becomes a member of a professional body.
After which members will have to undergo annual Continuous Professional Development (CPD) courses in their areas of specialty.
The chairperson was speaking during a meeting that brought together all the 28 professional under APSEA.
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