Author: René Umlauf

‘Silicon health’ for Africa: Understanding the rise and impact of drone logistics by René Umlauf

René Umlauf , May 20th, 2021

Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, are on the rise. During the ongoing corona crisis their potential to either monitor curfews or to provide contactless deliveries…


An Option with no Choice? The Role of Preventive Technologies in (Dis-)Locating a Malaria Epidemic #MedTech

René Umlauf , January 27th, 2017

In August 2016, during a science-meets-policy summit in Kampala’s famous Serena Hotel, a presentation on the (in-)effectiveness of so-called long-lasting insecticide-treated nets against malaria spark…