Tuesday, 16. November 2021 | 16:00 - 17:30

Hall 8 / Stage 3

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The role of VTOLs for Universal Health Coverage in Africa

hosted by Merck KGaA

Universal health coverage (UHC) is important to ensure that people have access to the health care they need without suffering financial hardship. We will discuss the challenges and support provided by drones and helicopters for the improvement of the humanitarian situation in Africa.


Topic Speaker
16:00 Opening and Remarks Johan Schreuders, SENATOR INTERNATIONAL Speditions GmbH
16:05 Key Note Dr. Karim Bendhaou Chair of Africa Committee IFPMA, Head of Africa Bureau MERCK
16.10 African Aviation Sustainability Dave Urban, CEO of Direct Helicopter Ltd and Urban Aircraft Ltd
16:25 Logistical challenges in shipping medicine and goods to Africa Johan Schreuders, SENATOR INTERNATIONAL Speditions GmbH
16:40 The importance of helicopters in humanitarian missions Michael Müller, GHS
16.55 Drone business in Africa with VTOLS - reality and future vision Dr. Hans-Peter Thamm, Owner & CEO Geotechnic
17:10 Serving humanity in Africa! Dr. Mariwan Baker, CEO & Founder Bring Hope Humanitarian Foundation
17:25 Q&A Joint panel



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