Health staff and residents of the Oti Region are impressed with the services of Zipline drones medical services within the numerous communities of the area.
According to them, Zipline has positively impacted the lives of residents.
The residents say in some distant areas of the Oti Region, the services of Zipline have made it very simpler for them to have entry to drugs, particularly anti-snake medication which might formally have taken a number of days or even weeks to get to their communities as a result of lengthy distance and the unhealthy roads.
The Krachi West Municipal Health Director, Victor Ahiabah, praised Zipline for its influence on healthcare supply throughout the nation by means of its well timed and revolutionary prompt supply services by way of drones to about 2,421 well being services, particularly the Oti Region.
He famous that previous to the services of Zipline, there have been quite a bit of points with regard to delays in medical suppliers to the municipality, particularly throughout emergency points within the well being centres.
Mr Ahiaba famous that because the introduction of Zipline, they’ve been capable of have constant medical suppliers inside 5 minutes, anytime the varied well being centres despatched requests to the ability for drugs.
Abigail Kwao and Barbara Sam, nurses on the Chantai and Adonten Cement well being centres, say Zipline’s medical drone supply services are an incredible intervention that ensures well timed medical provides to the well being services.
Mr Victor Ahiaba famous that the lives of many sufferers have been saved by the a number of models of blood delivered by means of Zipline’s well timed response by drone supply.
“The impact of Zipline services has been that of a good intervention; because without some of the products from Zipline, which have always been timely, we can’t attend to our patients with what we need to treat them. The problem is that we don’t always have supplies in stock because of some impediments but with using Zipline services the supplies come in time to help us,” he stated.
“There was an emergency case in our maternity ward when a pregnant woman came in with ectopic pregnancy for which the doctors needed more blood supplies for the patient. We had only one unit of blood available and so had to call Zipline for more. We received three drone deliveries of blood, which helped in saving the woman’s life,” he added.
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Since establishing itself in Ghana in 2019, Zipline Ghana has expanded from one distribution hub to 6 hubs in distant areas of the nation, making Ghana residence to the world’s largest fleet of medical-delivery drones.
Zipline delivers as much as 4 kilos (1.8kg) of medical commodities to distant clinics and hospitals inside an 80-kilometre radius from every distribution hub inside minutes.
The Team Lead for Oti Region, Micheal Kwaku recommended the federal government of Ghana for its partnership and help in serving to remodel healthcare supply in Ghana.
He famous that the services of Zipline within the communities have introduced a lot reduction to the residents making it a satisfying second for the group
Micheal Nukpui famous that Zipline serves the entire of the Oti Region and makes certain that the communities have optimistic impacts from their services, particularly in regard to the blood drive outreach within the numerous communities.
He famous that faculties have additionally began benefiting from their services by organizing academic outreach from faculties within the area in addition to public well being occasions for the communities to assist the residents have in-depth data about their services.
Since its introduction in 2019, Zipline’s revolutionary prompt supply services have revamped 12 million deliveries comprising medical commodities, routine vaccines, COVID-19 samples and vaccines, and blood merchandise – fortifying Ghana’s place because the hub of the world’s largest drone medical supply service.
The work of Zipline from April 2019 to this point contains delivering some 8.63 million lifesaving medical merchandise or medicines, about 1.9 million little one immunization vaccine consumables, and over 1.4 million COVID-19 vaccines and PPEs.
It has additionally made about 10,000 deliveries of blood merchandise throughout the nation.