A California startup supplies hospitals in Rwanda with blood bags and medications. Drones provide the quickest delivery, paid for by the Health Ministry in Kigali.
Rwanda's government has launched a drone network capable of delivering vital blood supplies to far-flung areas. It's hoped the speedy delivery service will help save lives in hard-to-reach parts of the country.
Potholed roads, traffic jams, roadblocks and moving goods within Africa is often a logistical nightmare. Drones could help change this trend. Rwanda and Ethiopia have embraced this new technological advancement.
Heart problems - that's how Chagas disease may manifest itself. But by then, the infection will have been in a patient's body for many years. That’s why the disease is rarely treated. But it also has to do with poverty.
Dilapidated roads, crowded schools and poorly equipped hospitals, experts say many African countries would have enough to finance development projects if international companies were forced to pay taxes in full.
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