Screen Shot 2019-10-30 at 07.50.44.pngMedical education needs a drastic overhaul if we are serious about meeting the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals to achieve universal health coverage and health for all. It is now 41 years since the Alma Ata declaration sought “an acceptable level of health for all the people of the world by the year 2000,” through primary care, and 33 years since the Ottawa Charter for health promotion outlined prerequisites for health that extended beyond medical care. But regardless, medical education has remained firmly focused on producing physicians for secondary or higher level healthcare. This comes at a cost to primary healthcare, and global health…..more