Drones for Development Dr.One

Drones for Development

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Product description Brand name and product description

Dr.One concept uses small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)  for the last-mile delivery of healthcare commodities (such as drugs, contraceptives, blood samples, rapid diagnostic test kits, vaccines, etc) to remote communities in developing countries. Currently in a prototype phase.

Target region(s) Target region for distribution/implementation (listed by country if specified)

Rural and remote areas of developing countries. Initial Proof of Concept was done in Ghana between February 2015 and May 2016.

Distributors/implementing organizations Organization(s) distributing/deploying this product directly to communities/individuals?"

Implementing organization: Drones for Development.

Customers: Ministry of Health, organizations for National Health Service, International/Non-Governmental Health Care Organizations, Third Party Logistics Service Providers, Pharmaceutical manufacturers and specialized medicine supply organizations.

Market suggested retail price Price per unit or service price per usage/terms (USD). Subsidies noted.


Competitive landscape Similar products available on the market. May not be a comprehensive listing.

Drones for medical delivery: ZiplineVayu, Matternet.

SDG targeted United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) targeted with this product/application/service

Goal 3: Good health and better well-being

Target user(s) Target user/consumer base (country, income segment)

National Health Systems of developing countries.

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