The timely delivery of Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) by Zipline medical drone enabled nurses at the Mangoase Health Centre to treat 113 students of Mangoase Senior High School who were suffering from acute
The headmaster said the school did not have a bus to readily convey the affected students to
The headmaster lauded the government and operators of Zipline Technology for establishing the
He said the school authorities were extremely worried but the timely arrival of the medical supplies brought a lot of relief to them.
Madam Bernice Acheampong, a Community Health Officer at the Mangoase Health Centre, said the Zipline Centre at Omenako had been very responsive to their medical needs.
She said whenever they experienced
She said previously whenever they received emergency cases, they often referred the patients to either Koforidua or Mampong hospital, however with the establishment of the Zipline drone
Vice President Mahamudu Bawumia in April this year launched Ghana’s largest medical drone delivery service at Omenako in the Eastern Region, to improve medical delivery service in the country.
The service, a collaboration between the Ministry of Health and Zipline Technologies, would use drones to deliver medical supplies during
The drones are expected to deliver 148 different vaccines, blood products, and life-saving medications.
The service would operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from four distribution
A total of 2,000 health facilities would serve 12 million people across the country. GNA