In addition to the eleven recommendations, there are four good practice recommendations proposed that are equally viewed as vital for successfully transforming health professional education.
Government at the highest level shows political commitment to reform and takes leadership of its implementation.
There is formal collaboration and shared accountability between the ministry of health, the ministry of education, and other related ministries (e.g. finance, labour, public service), at national and/or sub-national level in the education and training of health professionals.
A national plan to produce and retain graduates is developed in consultation with stakeholders, informed by the needs and absorptive capacity of the labour market, and aligned with the national health plan.
The creation or strengthening of national or sub-national institutions, capacities or mechanisms to support the implementation of the reform and scale-up plan (e.g. legislation, policies, procedures).