What Country is the First in Using Drone for Medical Supplies Delivery?

Saturday, May 4, 2019
A drone to deliver medical supplies, credit to DroneZon

You might know that Israel was the first country to develop drone for military purposes. Israeli doing it after 1973 war with Arab countries.

However, USA was the first country to use armed drone to strike Taliban in 2001. Afterward, several countries adopted military drones for war or secure their borders from any intruders.

Then, What is the First Country Using Drone for Medical Supplies Delivery? The answer is quite surprising me that Rwanda, an African country. The program started in 2016.

No one in Ghana should die because they can’t access the medicine they need in an emergency,” said Ghana’s president to follow Rwanda steps.

Ghana extensively use drone as tools to deliver medical supplies, may be the largest in the world to make everyone in the country to access lifesaving medicines.

After these two African countries, the USA relate institutions study the possibility to use drones for medical transportation, especially for organ transplants.

As reported by Freeman (2019) that “There are now more than 113,000 people in need of an organ transplant. According to the most recent data, an average of 18 people die each day while waiting for one.”

Engineers, researchers, aviation experts and medical doctor collaborated to develop daytime and nighttime organ drones to access to transplants as low cost and quick as possible.


The result that Americans able to transport an organ transplant, a kidney by a drone in April 19, 2019. Doctor successfully to transplant the kidney into a patient in southwestern Baltimore hospital.

The organ transplant delivery by a drone was the first time in the world.


Reference

Freeman, D. 2019. A drone just flew a kidney to a transplant patient for the first time ever. It won't be the last. NBC News. Retrieved from https://www..msn.com /en-us/news/us /a-drone-just-flew-a-kidney-to-a-transplant-patient-for-the-first-time-ever-it-wont-be-the-last/ar-AAARarx?ocid=spartandhp

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  1. That's amazing I didn't know that this is possible. Finally some good use.

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  2. How interesting and important. I had not heard of the kidney transported by drone here.

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  4. Very interesting! I think this is great news! I think it is good we can use the drone for such good purposes.

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  5. Before you know it, someone will figure out a way to use drones for sexual purposes. It's inevitable. Maybe home delivery of hookers...?

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    1. interesting development....

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  6. Rwanda and Ghana are suprised me also!

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  7. Interesting, I didn't know this facts.

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  8. I didn't know that Rwanda and Ghana are the first and second in using drones for that, very interesting!
    xx

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  9. Thank you for this surprising and very encouraging information, Tanza! I am very glad to know that people in Rwanda and Ghana have this kind of medical help available.

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  10. I did not know, but I like the use of the drone ☺
    greetings
    Lili

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  11. It's amazing what technology can do, isn't it?!

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    1. yes, indeed....

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