Zipline’s Ghana anniversary primes drone delivery expansion
Even as leading drone delivery company Zipline readies the operational launch of its new Platform 2 network for commercial clients in the US, the company is fêting the anniversary of its groundbreaking healthcare distribution work in Africa – an activity that has already benefitted millions of people, and which is now set to be extended and diversified with the backing of trans-Atlantic government partners.
Zipline last week celebrated its fourth anniversary in Ghana, a short but decidedly heady presence that has generated six healthcare distribution centers responsible for 370,000 medical drone deliveries to 2,700 clinics across the nation. Those supplies have improved the lives and health of an estimated 25 million people in Ghana – many of whom reside in the remote areas that have been the leading beneficiaries of UAV transportation of medical care where it’s needed most.
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