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Innovation: Gov el-Rufai to deploy drones for medical supplies in Kaduna

Kaduna State Government and  Zipline have signed a service level agreement for the distribution of medical commodities in the state. 

According to Governor Nasir el-Rufai, Zipline will add value to the state’s initiatives by building distribution hubs in the state-wide and using drones to deliver medical supplies.

Malam Nasir Ahmad el-Rufai made this known today Tuesday on  his twitter handle, he said the agreement builds on the state’s investments in primary health care and supply chain transformation in the health sector.

He said, “Starting from 2015, Kaduna state government has upgraded 255 Primary Health Centers and is recruiting 3000 officers to strengthen the sector.

“The state has installed a Pharmagrade warehouse, run by its health supplies agencies to ease the provision of medicines, consumables and vaccines to its health facilities,” he stated.

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