Drones are delivering medicine in Africa
A drone delivery service will make around 600 flights each day in Rwanda to deliver medicines, blood supplies and vaccines to 12 million people, including those living in remote areas.
By: spire research and consulting
Launched in 2016, a robotics company based in California called Zipline started the delivery service in Rwanda with a grant from Ghana's government. Since the launch, 13,000 successful deliveries were made.
Each drone can carry 1.8kg and releases its payload with the help of a parachute.
Will drone medicine delivery change the way healthcare is administered?
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