Rwanda, Zipline Robotics Company To Test Drones For Health Supply Delivery

The Guardian: From killing machines to agents of hope: the future of drones in Africa
“Some are killing machines. Others are pesky passions of the weekend hobbyist. As such, drones have not always been welcomed in our skies. Across Africa, however, projects are being launched that could revolutionize medical supply chains and commercial deliveries, combat poaching and provide other solutions for an overburdened, underdeveloped continent. … Enter Zipline, a California-based robotics company which has designed a fixed-wing drone to deliver medical essentials to rural health facilities [being tested in Rwanda]…” (Flood, 7/27).

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