President Paul Kagame has officially launched medical drones to deliver blood to 21 health facilities in Northern, Southern and Western provinces of Rwanda.
The launch of Zipline medical delivery drones in Rwanda marks the first delivery of its kind in the world.
The ceremony of launching the drones has been held today morning in Muhanga district, Southern Province.
Keller Rinaudo, CEO and co-founder of Zipline International which executed the project in collaboration with the government of Rwanda has said that the medical drones’ project will ease the process of availing blood to patients.
He assured that the drone technology is both community and environment friendly.