Drones for Health — Exchanging ideas to advance this frontier technology

Drones or unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are an emerging technology that hold a lot of promise to improve access to health care for the most underserved populations in hard-to-reach areas.

VillageReach
Jun 25 · 4 min read
NextWing (flynextwing.com) conducted test flights at Malawi’s Kasungu drone testing corridor in March 2019
From left to right: Luciana Maxim and Olivier Defawe (VillageReach US), Mr. Raphael Longanga (Ministry of Interior and Security, DRC), Susana Moreira (VillageReach Mozambique), Dr. Charles Mwansambo (Chief of Health Services, Malawi Ministry of Health and Population), Mr. Diosdélio Ernesto Tomé de Gwegwen (National Health Research Institute, Mozambique), Dr. Dieudonné Nseleka Mwanza (VillageReach DRC), Carla Blauvelt and Charles Matemba (VillageReach Malawi) met in Lilongwe and exchanged on UAV experiences across countries

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Frontier Technologies Hub

Working with the UK Dept. for International Development to apply frontier technologies to the biggest challenges in development.