Abu Dhabi to Use Drone Technology for Medical Supply Transfer and Delivery

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  • Date: 13-Oct-2021
  • Source: Dubai Chronicle
  • Sector: Technology
  • Country: UAE
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Abu Dhabi to Use Drone Technology for Medical Supply Transfer and Delivery

First of its kind project in the Middle East and North Africa will use drones to deliver and transfer medical supplies between healthcare facilities in the Emirate

Department of Health (DoH) – Abu Dhabi, the regulator of the healthcare sector in the emirate has announced that Abu Dhabi Emirate is adopting advanced drones to distribute and transfer medical supplies within the healthcare sector.

The project, a first of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa, will create a state-of-the-art delivery system and network using drones at 40 stations throughout the year 2022. The delivery and transfer system will have around the clock service and form part of the emergency response network available at healthcare facilities in Abu Dhabi. It aligns with the year of preparation for the “UAE Projects of the 50”, the UAE’s Fourth Industrial Revolution (4IR) Strategy, and broader strategies to position Abu Dhabi as a global hub for innovation.

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