The Kanyinya Treatment Centre that treats #COVID19 patients in the capital, Kigali, has received a donation of five (5) Smart Anti-Epidemic Robots for mass temperature screening, monitoring patient status and keeping medical records of #COVID19 patients.
The Robots named Akazuba, Ikizere, Mwiza, Ngabo and Urumuri were donated by UNDP Rwanda and received by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of ICT and Innovation on Tuesday afternoon.
“Solidarity matters to overcome this global pandemic,” he added.
Each robot cost approx US$30,000. Total cost for 5 robots including shipping and maintenance for one year was US$178,000. The promised ICU beds and lab equipment will cost about US$1 million (About Rwf1 billion).
Today, at Kanyinya Treatment Centre, @UNDP_Rwanda handed over five (5) Smart Anti-Epidemic Robots to the Government of Rwanda, represented by the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of ICT and Innovation. pic.twitter.com/PVeTMYJHQu
— Ministry of ICT and Innovation | Rwanda (@RwandaICT) May 19, 2020
The Smart Anti-Epidemic Robots named Akazuba, Ikizere, Mwiza, Ngabo& Urumuri will be mainly used in screening temperatures, monitoring patient status & keeping medical records of #COVID19 patients.@sarodriques @nsanzimanasabin @DrDanielNgamije @RwandaICT @RwandaHealth @RBCRwanda pic.twitter.com/fNQvpzMQmW
— UNDP Rwanda (@UNDP_Rwanda) May 19, 2020