Press Releases and News Featuring VillageReach
Upworthy & Good – September 11, 2019 The story of the drone flights in Democratic Republic of Congo is shared, including a video of the drone taking off. Read the article.
Kiro Radio – August 27, 2019 President Emily Bancroft talks with Dave Ross from Kiro Radio on the history of VillageReach and its collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Swoop Aero and Gavi to use drones to deliver vaccines and medicine to a rural clinic in DRC. Listen to the news segment.
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance – August 27, 2019 A video was produced that showcased the work of the drone delivery of vaccines to a rural clinic in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Watch the video.
The Medium – August 27, 2019 Olivier Defawe published an op-ed about experiencing the vaccine delivery by drone in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the importance of collaboration. Read the article.
UAS Weekly – August 12, 2019 A collaboration including the Ministry of Health, VillageReach and Swoop Aero, and with funding by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, has vaccinated the first children receiving vaccines by drone in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Read the article.
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