Blood Drone: Drone to start delivery of blood in 3 weeks

Blood Drone: Drone to start delivery of blood in 3 weeks

The use of drones for the distribution of essential medicines in Ghana is set to begin in the next three weeks.

Vice President Dr Mahamudu Bawumia, has said, it would be scaled up with another distribution centre in another part of the country later on.

Speaking at a Town Hall Meeting in Accra on Wednesday, April 3, 2019, Dr Bawumia said the distribution centre at Suhum is ready for the commencement of the project.

Blood Drone: Drone to start delivery of blood in 3 weeks

Source: UGC
Source: UGC

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"In three week’s time or less, we will see medical deliveries by drones in Ghana of critical medicines,” Dr Bawumia said.

Parliament in December 2018 approved the drones for medical supplies project.

A similar project, which is already ongoing in Rwanda is said to be doing well hence Ghana's decision to also adopt the system.

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