Dr. Zac Mtema


Senior Research Scientist
Ifakara Health Institute


9:00 AM Healthcare: The use of autonomous unmanned aerial delivery system for emergency aerial delivery of essential medical supply

  • Using drones for integrated disease surveillance and response systems
  • Discussing the importance of UAVs for accessing hard to reach areas for delivering medical aid
  • Case study examples on how drones have been used to provide medical aid, understanding how drones can help ensure quick access to test samples and improve disease surveillance

1:15 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: Drones for good: Using drones for improving people’s lives today

  • Realising the true value of drones and discussing the various ways in which drones are being used for humanitarian and commercial activities
  • Highlighting the positive impact of drones and comparing them with traditional methods of performing various applications including delivery, inspection, surveillance and many more
  • Discussing the future applications of drones in the East African region


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