Zipline in NigeriaZipline Launches Medical Drone Deliveries in Nigeria

by DRONELIFE Staff Writer Ian M Crosby

June 3, instant logistics leader Zipline carried out its first series of drone deliveries in Nigeria’s Kaduna State, completing its integration with local health systems and regulatory authorities.

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DroneLife · Zipline – Medical – Drone – Delivery – In – NigeriaZipline and the Kaduna State Government plan to have medical supplies delivered to hundreds of health facilities, helping to form a more efficient healthcare system. Zipline expects to launch regular commercial operations in Kaduna State later this month, and has already signed agreements to launch in other states in Nigeria later this year.

“Zipline has a proven track record of health system transformation,” said Kaduna State Governor Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai. “Today, we’re making our first flights to pave the way toward bringing this proven service to Kaduna State. We…