Bono teams up with Red Cross for first blood-by-drone delivery service in the Philippines

Bono teams up with Red Cross for first blood-by-drone delivery service in the Philippines

Bono has launched an initiative that delivers blood to health facilities via drone in the Philippines.

On Tuesday (12/10), the U2 frontman appeared at the Philippine Red Cross headquarters in Mandaluyong City to introduce US-based company Zipline, which has teamed up with Red Cross to launch the first national-scale, on-demand drone blood delivery system in the country. Bono was joined by Sen. Richard Gordon, US Amb. Sung Kim, and Zipline CEO Keller Rinaudo.

The new blood-by-drone delivery service and its three distribution centers are expected to jumpstart in 2020.

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Its launch comes ahead of U2's first Philippine performance, which is part of the band's ongoing The Joshua Tree Tour. Get your tickets here.

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