Rwanda has joined the African Access Initiative (AAI), an international public-private alliance addressing Africa’s escalating cancer crisis.
Medical students in Rwanda have developed an mHealth platform, called Tantine, to give teenagers access to sexual and reproductive health information.
Zipline has raised $25 million in Series B funding to expand its operations across Africa and other global markets.
There will be a knowledge exchange meeting in Rwanda in early 2017 to discuss how to bring about healthcare provider practice change in LMIC.
Zipline has launched the world's first national drone delivery system in Rwanda to deliver medical supplies to remote clinics in the country.
Telepathology is helping cancer patients at Butaro Hospital in Northern Rwanda access treatment from cancer specialists in the US.
RapidSMS is a free, open-sourced mHealth toolset that is being used by the Rwandan Health Ministry to improve maternal health in the east African country.
UPS is backing start-up robotics company, Zipline, to deliver blood supplies and vaccines using drones to remote clinics in Rwanda.
Rwanda has signed an agreement with Zipline International to build infrastructure for drones to deliver medical supplies to health facilities.