Madagascar: Drones Launch Off-Grid Healthcare in Rural Madagascar

Drones, initially developed for warfare, are being co-opted to provide revolutionary off-grid health-care to those who live in the most remote parts of the world.

Drones, initially developed for warfare, are being co-opted to provide revolutionary off-grid healthcare to those who live in the most remote parts of the world.

A fully autonomous drone recently flew blood samples from rural Madagascar to a central lab.

The drone was developed by Vayu, a company founded by Daniel Pepper, which aims to bridge the gap between far-flung villages and healthcare that is so often centrally available, but out of reach for local inhabitants.

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