Drones to deliver much needed blood supplies in Rwanda



Rwandan doctors stranded without vital blood supplies are about to be rescued by an important new ally in their fight to save lives: drone deliveries.
Zipline, a California-based robotics company, will launch a service on Friday using drones to deliver blood to far-flung clinics, bypassing traffic or washed-out roads in the East African nation dubbed The Land of a Thousand Hills.
"Our long-term goal is to deliver the entire medical supply chain. So we plan to deliver vaccines, rabies prophylaxis, anti-venom, oxytocin as well as a whole host of other medical products that hospitals... read more

 
13 October 2016 in World News, Views: 33
Source: Reuters
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