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Roundtable - Cost Analysis and Feasibility of UAVs to Transport Laboratory Samples in Malawi

July 13, 2016
UNICEF Malawi

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Costs Associated with the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Transportation of Laboratory Samples in Malawi

Costs Associated with the Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Transportation of Laboratory Samples in Malawi

June 1, 2016
VillageReach

Analysis providING insights into the costs associated with an UAS for moving laboratory samples and results between health facilities and laboratories in Malawi. UAS costs were compared to the standard method of transporting samples via motorcycle.

Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Development- Perspectives from Citizens and Government Officials in Tanzania

Using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Development: Perspectives from Citizens and Government Officials in Tanzania

January 1, 2016
FHI 360

This study assessed citizen and government perceptions of using UAVs for development in Dar ed Salaam, Tanzania.

Manual on Remotely Piloted Aircrat Systems (RPAS)

July 1, 2015
International Civil Aviation Organization

The international regulatory framework for routine operation of RPAS.

Use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for Medical Product Transport

April 1, 2015
Journal of Air Medical Transport

An article exploring the demand for, feasibility of, and risks associated with the use of UAVs to deliver medical products to hospitals, mass casualty scenes, and offshore vessels in times of critical demand.

Drone Applications Fighting COVID-19 Pandemic—Towards Good Practices

November 1, 2014
Á. Restás

The study reveals numerous possibilities associated with drone usage in epidemic related situations, but previous applications are based on previous experience gained during a non-epidemic situation, without developed algorithms.

Global Drone Regulation Database

August 1, 2014

This database is comprised of a country directory with summaries of national drone laws. The objective is to provide humanitarian and non-humanitarian actors with a database of relevant national regulations, additional resources, and links to original regulatory documents to ensure that drones are deployed safely and in compliance with national regulations.

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Humanitarian Response

June 1, 2013
UN Office for the Coordination for Human Affairs

Policy paper outlining potential uses of UAVs in humanitarian response and emerging issues.

Annex 18: The Safe Transport of Dangerous Goods by Air

July 1, 2011
ICAO

International standards and recommended practices for the safe transport of dangerous goods by air.