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Feb. 20, 2019

Global Health Engagement in action: Trinidad and Tobago

Each year, U.S. Navy personnel deploy to Partner Nations (PNs) in the Caribbean including Central and South America as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) to strengthen partnerships and improve interoperability. As part of SPS 2018, I was responsible for an eleven person Global Fleet Health Engagement Team (GHET) in Trinidad and Tobago (TTO).

Nov. 15, 2018

Preventative medicine protects community

SOTO CANO AIR BASE, Honduras— The Medical Element preventative medicine team worked with Ministry of Health representatives in Comayagua to search for mosquitoes on a school campus in Siguatepeque, Oct. 30-31.

Oct. 17, 2018

U.S. Navy Medical Team Begins Subject Matter Expert Exchanges in El Salvador

U.S. Navy medical professionals assigned to Southern Partnership Station’s (SPS) Fleet Health Engagement Team (FHET) landed in El Salvador Oct. 3 to participate in subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) and partner capacity building engagements with El Salvadorian military professionals in La Union as part of SPS 2018.

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).

Sept. 20, 2018

U.S. Navy Medical Team Begins Subject Matter Expert Exchanges in Honduras

U.S. Navy medical professionals assigned to Southern Partnership Station’s (SPS) Fleet Health Engagement Team (FHET) arrived in Honduras Sept. 14 to begin subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) and partner capacity building engagements with Honduran medical and emergency management professionals in Tegucigalpa as part of SPS 2018.

Aug. 31, 2018

U.S. Navy Medical Team Begins Subject Matter Exchanges in Colombia

A team of U.S. Navy medical professionals arrived in Colombia Aug. 25 to begin subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) and partner capacity building engagements with Colombian medical professionals and security forces in the town of Riohacha as part of Southern Partnership Station (SPS) 2018.

June 18, 2018

U.S. and Chilean air force conduct health services administration subject matter expert exchange

U.S. medical personnel from across the Air Force held a health services administration subject matter expert exchange with the Chilean air force at Hospital Clínico, Santiago, June 4-8.

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.

April 23, 2018

Continuing Promise 2018 humanitarian mission completed in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala -- The humanitarian mission Continuing Promise 2018 (CP-18) concluded it’s second mission stop in Puerto Barrios, Guatemala with a closing ceremony at Comando Naval de Carribe Naval Base.

April 16, 2018

Continuing Promise 2018 Arrives in Guatemala

PUERTO BARRIOS, Guatemala (NNS) -- A team comprised of 250 Navy and Army service members disembarked the Military Sealift Command's expeditionary fast transport vessel USNS Spearhead (T-EPF 1) after arriving in Puerto Barrios, April 5, for its second mission stop during Continuing Promise 2018 (CP-18).

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