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New Research Says Utilizing Drones to Deliver Childhood Vaccines Saves Lives, Improves Health Outcomes
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BALTIMORE, MD, February 28, 2024 – Delivering childhood vaccines via drone could be a triple whammy – saving lives, saving money and improving health outcomes – according to new research in the INFORMS journal Transportation Science. The authors developed optimization models to strategically design a distribution network for drones to deliver vaccines. Their proposed approach was evaluated using real-world data from the Vanuatu region, where vaccine delivery by drones was tested in a UNICEF-sponsored project.

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Revolutionizing Child Health: Drone-Delivered Vaccines Prove Cost-Effective and Life-Saving
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Learn how drones are transforming vaccine distribution, optimizing delivery networks, and overcoming logistical barriers. Find out how drone technology is shaping the future of global health.

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Local AI Leaders and Duke Faculty Contribute to Federal Roundtable on AI Regulation
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On February 20, 2024, a group of leaders in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector met at North Carolina Center University. The meeting aimed to discuss future regulations and policy decisions about AI. The meeting was organized by Congresswoman Valerie Foushee and Congresswoman Deborah Ross, who represent North Carolina’s fourth and second districts respectively.

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Local AI Leaders and Duke Faculty Contribute to Federal Roundtable on AI Regulation

Local AI Leaders and Duke Faculty Contribute to Federal Roundtable on AI Regulation

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On February 20, 2024, a group of leaders in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector met at North Carolina Center University. The meeting aimed to discuss future regulations and policy decisions about AI. The meeting was organized by Congresswoman Valerie Foushee and Congresswoman Deborah Ross, who represent North Carolina’s fourth and second districts respectively.

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