Dubai's first robot pharmacy to start services on Sunday

Dubai Health Authority says robot at Rashid Hospital is a first for the UAE in dispensing prescribed medication

Dubai Health Authority (DHA) has inaugurated its first "robot" pharmacy at Rashid Hospital in the emirate.

The smart pharmacy is deploying a robot for the first time in the UAE to dispense prescribed medication, news agency WAM reported.

The robot can dispense prescribed medication at the click of a button based on a barcode, thus minimising any human error, it added.

The DHA said it will soon adopt the use of robot in all its hospital pharmacies...Read more...