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Getting Life-saving Medicines … from a Drone

How global collaboration makes the impossible, possible.

Note: This is Part one of a two-part series on an innovative collaboration between Zipline, a California-based robotics company; Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance; and UPS. The Rwandan government will soon use drones to deliver life-saving blood supplies and rabies vaccine to health workers in the western half of the East African country. The effort is part of […]

TED@UPS: I am the Donation

The best donation we can make is often ourselves.

Summary: When Gavi, The Vaccine Alliance, approached my employer to ask for support, it probably expected help in one of two forms: either direct funding in the form of a check or a donation of goods or services. My company took a different path – something unusual in the world of global corporate philanthropy – […]