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February 15, 2016 AT 3:00 am

Rwanda to use Drones for Medical Supply Transport #drone #droneday

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Exciting news from Rwanda! From The New Times:

The agreement, signed by the Ministry of Youth and ICT and the Ministry of Health on behalf of Government, aims at building an infrastructure for unmanned aerial system to ensure efficient logistical transportation of medical supplies in Rwanda.

A quick win is expected from the delivery of essential medical products especially blood supplies in all hospitals across the country, according to officials.

This makes Rwanda the first country across the world to use drone technology for supply of medical supplies.

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