International Journal of Health and Allied Sciences


The beginning of COVID-19 infection in late 2019 in China and its global spread represent one of the stressful events of recent times. Apart from posing risks to the health, living, society, and economy, the COVID-19 pandemic has devastated various aspects of medical education. In this article, we have highlighted the journey of paediatrics curricular reform in Iraq with a special emphasis on the need to reform in the era of the pandemic. The reform is essential to arm undergraduate medical students with the necessary competency to deliver adequate paediatric healthcare to the community should COVID-19 infection comes roaring back.