Dr. Sanjay Gupta discusses Beacon and the role the emergency dispatch platform may play in places that lack infrastructure. Tanzania Rural Health Movement founder Marko Hingi explains how Beacon is used in Mwanza, Tanzania’s second largest city.
According to the World Health Organization, heart disease, cancer, and other non-communicable diseases kill 38 million people a year. Dr. Timothy Amukele discusses the use of drones in transporting blood samples that are necessary for the treatment of such illnesses.
Celia has become a common sight at St. Louis Science Center. Young leukemia patient Robert Evans uses the robot to explore the center remotely since he is not well enough to leave the hospital. Kids can also talk to Evans through Celia.
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Explore the future of medical technology. From drones delivering biological samples for testing to robots providing a virtual escape for sick children in the hospital, it is clear that technology is already playing a big role.
Length: 24 minutes
Copyright date: ©2016
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