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‘Gamechanger’: Uganda launches drone delivering HIV drugs to remote islands – The Guardian

Technology could ensure critical medicines reach Lake Victoria communities with country’s highest prevalence of HIV/Aids

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Global developmentTechnology could ensure critical medicines reach Lake Victoria communities with countrys highest prevalence of HIV/Aids
As the bottles of medication are carefully loaded into the body of the drone, a small crowd gathers to watch on the other side of the yellow tape marking out the grassy landing strip.
With a gentle buzz the drone rises, a little uncertainly, into the sky, on its 1.5-metre wings. The precious cargo leaving Bufumira health centre III, in Ugandas Kalangala district,…

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