Drones delivering blood, medical supplies to flood affected communities in Northern Ghana

Years ago, during the raining seasons, many flood-prone communities in the Northern part of Ghana were often left out from access including medical services leaving the patients to suffer.

However, the narrative has changed in 2020 following the commencement of Fly Zipline medical drone services in April.

According to the company, it has delivered a total of 122,000 units of medical commodities, including blood to over 1,000 health facilities across all four distribution centres in the country using the technology.

The company has also delivered blood samples, sanitisers and PPE to testing centres as well as some health centres in the country during the COVID-19 lockdown period.

The General Manager of Fly Zipline, Daniel Marfo made this known at the commissioning of the Vobsi centre, which is the fourth and largest distribution centre located at Kukua near Walewale in the North East Region on Saturday.

According to him, the centre

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Chapters Health Foundation Secures Funding for Medical Supplies, Unpaid and Underfunded Programs

$10K Grant from Tampa Electric Will Fund PPE items, Bereavement Programs and More.

TAMPA, Fla., Aug. 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — As COVID-19 cases continue to rise across the state of Florida, Chapters Health Foundation is proud to announce it has secured a $10,000 grant from Tampa Electric (TECO). With the COVID-19 pandemic affecting medical supplies nationwide, the grant will ensure that frontline team members will have personal protective equipment (PPE) needed to safely care for patients and families.

Chapters Health System, one of the nation’s premier not-for-profit, community-based healthcare organizations, provides bereavement programs such as children’s grief camps, veterans programs, family grief centers at no cost to community members. Part of the grant will support these unpaid and underfunded programs.

“The strength found within the partnership between TECO and Chapters Health System and Foundation is compelling,” said Adam Stanfield, Vice President of Development and Executive Director, Chapters

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First Nation to recieve pandemic supplies through drone shipments

GEORGINA, Ont. — An Ontario First Nation is turning to a drone delivery company for contact-free shipments of protective equipment and testing supplies in an effort to bolster enhanced protections against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drone Delivery Canada, a company based in Vaughan, Ont., will initially make small shipments of roughly 4.5 kilograms at a time to Georgina Island First Nation in Lake Simcoe during a pilot project funded by the federal government.

The company also has the ability to send packages of about 180 kilograms in larger unmanned aircraft if needed.

William McCue, a councillor with the First Nation, says their community has upheld lockdown rules for longer than the rest of the province, and the use of drones will help supplies continue to roll in while people stay isolated.

“At the beginning of the pandemic we had a total lockdown of the community,” said McCue. “We tend to wait

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Flandreau organization sends medical supplies to Nicaragua

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The organization Helping Kids Round First is sending medical supplies to hospitals in Managua, Nicaragua.

A warehouse full of medical supplies will be loaded into a shipping container at 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, which is the start of the equipment’s 3,151 mile trip to the country’s capital.

The country of Nicaragua is the poorest in Latin America, and hospitals have less than the bare minimum for patients. When someone receives a room at a hospital, all that is provided is the procedure and a bed. The family of the patient must provide everything else, from blankets to food. That’s were Helping Kids Round First comes in, supplying hospitals with chairs, blankets, privacy curtains, and a wide range of medical supplies.

“We go to our hospitals here, and it’s kind of like being in a hotel, the

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Dentist donates supplies to hospital workers, first responders

Dentist donates supplies to hospital workers, first responders

Sweet Smiles Family Dentistry in Milwaukee donated $5,000 worth of personal protection equipment to Children’s Wisconsin and the Milwaukee Police Department.


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LICENSE. MENARDS STORES ARE ALSO BANNING PETS DURING THE OUTBREAK. IT’S NOT CLEAR HOW LONG THE BAN WILL STAY IN EFFECT. LOCAL DENTIST STEPPED UP TO HELP — A LOCAL DENTIST STEPPED UP TO HELP HOSPITAL WORKERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS IN NEED OF MEDICAL SUPPLIES. SWEET SMILES FAMILY DENTISTRY IN MILWAUKEE DONATE $5,000 — DONATED WORTH OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT, OR PPE’S, TO CHILDREN’S WISCONSIN HOSPITAL AND THE MILWAUKEE POLICE DEPARTMENT. >> I AM HAPPY TO BE PART OF IT TO HELP THEM. PATRICK: ITEMS INCLUDED 1500 MASKS, GOWNS, AND DISINFEC

Dentist donates supplies to hospital workers, first responders

Sweet Smiles Family Dentistry in Milwaukee donated $5,000 worth of personal

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