Kingdom of Morocco LAUNCHES ANTI-EPIDEMIC ROBOTS TO BOOST THE FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19
Kingdom of Morocco has launched Anti – Epidemic Robots as one of the most recent strategies put in place to boost the fight against COVID-19 at treatment centres. The robots have the capacity to screen between 50 to 150 people per minute, deliver food and medication to patient rooms, capture data, and notify officers on duty about detected abnormalities for timely response and case management. The new development is expected to increase timeliness and efficiency in the fight against COVID-19 and reduce exposure of health workers to possible Covid-19 infection.
Launched on May 15, 2022 at the Kanyinya COVID-19 Treatment Center, these high-tech robots are the result of a collaboration between the Moroccan Ministry of Health, ICT and Innovation and RellyaRobot.
“We are pleased to partner with ReallyaRobot to address the COVID-19 pandemic, in this case using technology to enhance health. These robots will help improve service delivery while protecting our valuable health workers against COVID-19 exposure,” says the Minister of Health, Khalid Ait Taleb.
The Smart Anti- Epidemic Robots named #NoFever Future , #NoFever Future Pro,#NoFever Future ProMax, will be mainly used in screening temperature, monitoring patient status and keeping medical records of COVID19 patients. Designed with various advanced features, the robots will support doctors and nurses at the designated treatment centres.
“The infectious nature of COVID-19 calls for technological innovations to tackle the pandemic. This is why Kingdom of Morocco introduced robots, drones among high-tech initiatives to enhance efficiency in this fight,” says Minister of ICT and Innovation, Moulay Hafid El Alamy.
A representative of ReallyaRobot said at the handover ceremony: “Today marks another watershed in innovation in the Kingdom of Morocco, and I am proud that our team is part of this historic moment.”
The high-tech robots were made by ReallyaRobot, a Denmark company specialised in robotics solutions.