Drones in health care: What is their impact on quality care and delivery?

The project saw Rwanda become the first country in the world to use the drone technology to deliver blood supplies to health facilities. / Courtesy

By Donah Mbabazi

Over the past twenty-five years, Rwanda has recorded transformation in various sectors such as education, gender equality, and technology among others.

Health sector was not left behind. One outstanding achievement is how drone technology was made a key enabler in the health sector.

It was in 2016 that Rwanda embraced this form of technology, a step that made it the first country in the world to commercially use drones to deliver medical supplies.

And since then, healthcare has never been the same. The introduction of drone technology has seen enormous changes in the efficiency and manner in which healthcare is delivered. It has made planning and execution of undertakings proficient.

And at a time like this, when Rwanda is celebrating its liberation, stakeholders in the health sector laud this achievement…Read more>>


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