Pioneering Medical Drone Delivery Service Takes to Ghana Skies
The 'Fly-To-Save-A-Life Project', a collaboration between the Ministry of Health and Zipline Technologies, is the first medical drone delivery service of its kind in the country and will provide rapid response to medical emergencies, especially in hard to reach areas. The service will operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week and will be entirely staffed by Ghanaian engineers, health care professionals and logistics personnel.
Ghana Presidency, 24 April 2019
The Vice President of the Republic, Dr Mamahudu Bawumia, on Wednesday, 24th April 2019 launched the first ever medical drone delivery service in Ghana, and the largest such drone… Read more »
A Zipline drone launching at 100 km/h.
Ghana Govt., 15 April 2019
Ghana is using technological to solve local problems in governance. Over the past two years, the government has rolled out a number of digitization initiatives to facilitate access… Read more »
Business Day, 1 March 2019
Today, Zipline, the world's first national-scale drone delivery service, announced that in March it is beginning the initial testing and diagnostic flights from its first… Read more »
Ghana Govt., 20 December 2018
The use of drones to supply essential and lifesaving medical supplies in the country will not be borne by the taxpayer, President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has assured. Read more »
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