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Uganda tests drones to speed up delivery of HIV medicine

Joan Akullo, Project coordinator for Medical Drones Project, loads bottles of ARVs on a drone for delivery to patients from Bufumira sub-county, to Kusu Village in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Joan Akullo, Project coordinator for Medical Drones Project, loads bottles of ARVs on a drone for delivery to patients from Bufumira sub-county, to Kusu Village in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Joan Akullo, Project coordinator for Medical Drones Project, loads bottles of ARVs on a drone for delivery to patients from Bufumira sub-county, to Kusu Village in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
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A drone mounted with a container to ferry medicine is inspected after it landed before being delivered by the Village Health Team (VHT) to the clinic at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

A drone mounted with a container to ferry medicine is inspected after it landed before being delivered by the Village Health Team (VHT) to the clinic at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

A drone mounted with a container to ferry medicine is inspected after it landed before being delivered by the Village Health Team (VHT) to the clinic at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
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Innocent Tushemerirwe 52, a member of the Village Health Team (VHT), monitors a drone mounted with a medicine box which lands at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Innocent Tushemerirwe 52, a member of the Village Health Team (VHT), monitors a drone mounted with a medicine box which lands at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

Innocent Tushemerirwe 52, a member of the Village Health Team (VHT), monitors a drone mounted with a medicine box which lands at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
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A general view shows residents walking near their houses at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021.  REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

A general view shows residents walking near their houses at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

A general view shows residents walking near their houses at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
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A boy looks at a drone mounted with a container to ferry medicine after it landed before being picked up and delivered by the Village Health Team (VHT) to the clinic at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa

A boy looks at a drone mounted with a container to ferry medicine after it landed before being picked up and delivered by the Village Health Team (VHT) to the clinic at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021....more

A boy looks at a drone mounted with a container to ferry medicine after it landed before being picked up and delivered by the Village Health Team (VHT) to the clinic at the Kusu village, in Kalangala district, Uganda December 3, 2021. REUTERS/Abubaker Lubowa
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