Drone Project Will Deliver Medicines Across Tanzania

A government deal with a US drone company, Zipline, will see over 1,000 health facilities in 10 regions receiving medical supplies by air. Etty Kusiluka, communication director for the Medical Stores Department, said drones were set to be a game-changer in healthcare in the country.

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Medical Stores Department managing director Laurean Bwanakunu, left, and Zipline executive director Keller Rinaudo exchange documents in Dar es Salaam yesterday. Looking on are Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children permanent secretary Mpoki Ulisubisya, second left, and Chief Medical Officer Mohammed Kambi.


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