Drones Hold Promise to Save Lives, Improve Rural Healthcare

Tuesday, Jun 12, 2018

Things are looking up: drones could soon start delivering medications in medical deserts in the rural U.S. The Federal Aviation Administration approved 10 pilot programs for drone usage in May, including projects that specialize in medical deliveries in San Diego and North Carolina.

Medical delivery drones have already been successfully tested in several places including Rwanda, where health workers at remote clinics can order supplies via text message and have them delivered in minutes. 

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