Swoop Aero expands medical drone deliveries in Mozambique- DroneDJ
Australian UAV logistics specialist Swoop Aero will begin expanding the range and frequency of its drone deliveries of medical supplies in Mozambique as part of the nation’s ongoing healthcare improvement and disease prevention program.
Mozambique’s National Health Institute (INS) said the extension of the trial project will take place in the southern province of Inhambane, where flights between medical healthcare facilities in three districts will be made on a daily basis. Central to that is partner Swoop Aero’s operation of fast, on-demand drone deliveries of medical supplies, drugs, and laboratory samples.
The new Drones for Health Phase 2 is a follow-up to previous aerial trials shuttling COVID-19 and TB samples and test results between villages and labs. Those fall within Mozambique’s wider effort to improve responses to public health emergencies, and broaden medical and drug assistance to rural populations.
“The first phase of the study…