Replicate drones for medical supplies – World Bank president

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World Bank Group president Jim Yong Kim launches a medical supply delivery drone at Zipline Drone Project in Muhanga District yesterday. Kim, who is in the country on a two-day visit, called for the replication of the use of remotely piloted aircraft (drones) to change how developing nations across the world deliver urgently required medical supplies. / Sam Ngendahimana

The World Bank president, Jim Yong Kim, has called for the replication of the use of remotely piloted aircraft (drones) to change how countries deliver urgently required medical supplies.

Kim, who is on a two-day visit to Rwanda, made the remarks while touring the drones facility in Muhanga District, yesterday. Following a site visit and live demonstration of blood supplies delivery using drones by the Zipline team, Kim said the model ought to be replicated elsewhere in the world to help other countries lagging in delivery of medical supplies. READ MORE 

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