AIIMS Director Dr. Randeep Guleria spoke at the 18th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit on the Covid crisis in India.
‘In retrospect, there were enough warning signs that a large pandemic was going to come and we need to prepare for it.
Unfortunately, we did not put in as much of investment and effort that was required to tackle a pandemic,’ Dr. Guleria said.
He said that during the initial days, a lot of effort went into training manpower, protecting healthcare workers, did a lot of workshops.
‘There was a huge challenge that hospital faced in terms of restructuring its infrastructure into Covid & non-Covid areas,’ Dr. Guleria said.
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