A 40-year-old medical relic gives this GP pause for thought


Here’s a fun Friday quiz for you.

What’s nearly forty years old, was born in Kazakhstan and profoundly impacted your medical practice, and mine, today?

The winner gets a box of Smarties and Friday afternoon off.

 So ... nearly 40 years old, you say? Born in where? Kazakhstan? Maybe an ageing soccer star? No? A chess player? Affects my medical practice? Hmm ... some Russian scientist who discovered, let me think ... the first care plan? No?

No. The answer is the Declaration of Alma Ata, of October 1978.