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Oct. 12, 2018

Navy Entomologists Team Up to Build Disease Detection Capacity in Honduras

Entomologists from the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) and the Navy Entomology Center of Excellence (NECE) partnered with Joint Task Force-Bravo Medical Element (JTF-B MEDEL) preventive medicine to develop a disease detection capability for the region. This cutting-edge work is supported by the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Board-Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS).

June 11, 2018

Emerging infectious disease training event bolsters medical readiness

A team of U.S. military doctors, public health specialists and members of various other career fields participated in a week-long Emerging Infectious Diseases Training Event June 4-8. The event, aimed at enhancing attendee cultural competencies and professional knowledge, consisted of briefings, lectures, and a day of field study.

Feb. 14, 2017

Preventive Medicine Unit Hosts Outbreak Investigation Workshop during CP-17

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala—Sailors from Navy Environmental and Preventive Medicine Unit (NEPMU) 2 hosted an outbreak investigation workshop, Feb. 8, as part of Continuing Promise 2017’s (CP-17) valuable training for partner nation community health workers who may be called to participate in investigations of infectious disease outbreaks.

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