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Drones could help medical workers fight disease in roadless areas
Our conversation with Julie Bateman
Fighting disease in developing countries is an uphill battle.
One of the biggest challenges: the lack of roads.
How do you get clinical samples – blood, stool, urine – from a remote village to a laboratory where the samples can be tested for disease?
A Michigan start-up called Vayu has taken a promising step toward addressing that crucial problem by using a drone on a life-saving medical mission in Madagascar.
Vayu's Julie Bateman joined us today.
Julie Bateman is Vayu's partnership director. (Subscribe to the Stateside podcast oniTunes,Google Play, or with thisRSS link)
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