READ: The Future of Healthcare Architecture and the Battle Against COVID-19 and Climate Change

The COVID-19 pandemic presented a major challenge to healthcare systems across the globe. As the world continues to fight this battle during the fourth wave, spoke to Daniela Pedrini, President of the International Federation of Health Engineering (IFHE), on healthcare’s response to COVID-19, changes healthcare systems need to make to be better prepared for such challenges in future, how healthcare architecture will take shape in the years to come and why the world needs to focus on two key challenges - the pandemic and climate change.