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