GLOBHE selected for UNICEF humanitarian drone corridor

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GLOBHE is honoured to have been selected to test rapid diagnostic response by drones in the UNICEF humanitarian drone corridor in Malawi. The Government of Malawi and UNICEF have announced the establishment of an air corridor to test potential humanitarian use of unmanned aircraft systems. The corridor is the first in Africa and one of the first globally with a focus on humanitarian and development use.

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GLOBHE CEO IN “VECKANS AFFÄRER”

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Our CEO and Founder, Helena Samsioe, is featured in Swedish Business Magazine Veckans Affärer. Helena talks about social entrepreneurship, the potentials of drones for cargo delivery and mapping, and the GLOBHE mission of showing companies and organizations how to use drones to optimize their operations and improve global health at the same time. Read more here: GLOBHE in Veckans Affärer

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GLOBHE DRONE HACKATHON SERIES

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GLOBHE is repeating last year’s successful drone hackathon in Kigali – this year with a series of drone hackathons targeting topics such as last mile delivery, disaster preparedness & response, mapping, and drone software solutions. Our first hackathon will be held in collaboration with We Robotics: Event information and registration. Stay tuned for upcoming event information!    

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GLOBHE selected by STING Go Africa

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7 Swedish startup companies – offering transforming solutions, have been selected by STING’s Go Africa program. The program will support the chosen companies – AsaDuru, Epishine, Globhe, Greenwater, iFoodbag, Red Flash and ReStock – to succeed in their selected African markets. The Go Africa program is organized and led by STING in cooperation with Inclusive Business Sweden, Swecare, SP and Swedish ICT, with funding from the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth.  

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GLOBHE in Malawi

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GLOBHE is in Malawi this week to map how drones could improve access to diagnostic services in rural areas and areas cut off by flooding. GLOBHE is also meeting with actors responsible for the implementation of the humanitarian drone corridor in Malawi scheduled to open in April for testing of drones to improve imaging, connectivity and medical cargo transportation.

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Update from Rwanda

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GLOBHE is meeting with hospital and lab staff in Rwanda who are now able to order blood for transfusion by drones. So far we have only received positive feedback and we are excited to continue working on the project in collaboration with the government of Rwanda, Hemocue, Zipline, the University of Rwanda and additional partners.

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