Vending Machine Idea Lets South Africans Skip Clinic Lines

The award-winning Pelebox, created by engineer Neo Hutiri, has been hailed as a lifesaver for many, who use often-crowded South African hospitals and clinics. The medicine dispenser resembles an ATM, which patients may access using a personal code.

Inventor Neo Hutiri poses in front of one of his Peleboxes.

Jenifer Shingange, a patient with a chronic illness, says the Pelebox has been a god-sent for her.

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