- A patient has been saved by an emergency drug that was delivered by a medical drone
- The groundbreaking incident happened at Drobonso R.C.H. Clinic in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region
- Reports indicate that the drone delivered the drugs from a far location within 25 minutes which was timely to save the patient's life
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A patient who was in dire need of an emergency drug has been saved 'miraculously' with the help of a Zipline medical drone that delivered the drug for treatment in less than 25 minutes.
According to Ghanaweb.com, the incident happened at Drobonso R.C.H. Clinic in the Sekyere Afram Plains District of the Ashanti Region.
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Abubakar Awufo, a Clinician, indicated the incident in his own words as follows:
"This afternoon, I received an emergency drug from Zipline drones technology to save a patient in dire need of emergency service in Drobonso R.C.H Clinic. In fact, the whole process took about 25 minutes to deliver. The process was fast and convenient."
It would be recalled that the Zipline Medical Drone Service, was launched by Ghana's Vice President, Dr Mahamudu Bawumia last year.
It was said that the initiative would provide swift responses to medical emergencies by dropping much-needed drugs through drones to medical facilities when distress calls are placed to a command centre.
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A number of news articles regarding incidents or people in rural areas have surfaced lately.
Not long ago, YEN.com.gh reported that Maclean ‘Mac’ Sarbah, a young Ghanaian who recently graduated with a Masters from Harvard University, has had a school block named after him at the Yeji’s Royal Educational Complex.
In an interview, Sarbah said he was “surprised and emotional” when he discovered that his basic school decided to dedicate a building to him. It is indicated that Sarbah attended the school for both his primary and junior high school (JHS) education.
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