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Aug. 29, 2019

Comfort Staff Exchanges Medical Strategies with Colombian Counterparts

Medical staff assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) met with Colombian military and civilian medical personnel to collaborate during subject matter expert exchanges (SMEE) at Battalion Cordoba military base, Aug. 20, and University Hospital Julio Méndez Barreneche, Aug. 26.

July 8, 2019

U.S. Military Medical Team Provides Care in Guatemala

CHIANTLA, Guatemala- Men, women, young children and elderly citizens all lined up at 4 a.m. outside of gymnasium doors to received medical services. Medical Readiness Training Exercise is a multi-day medical event that offers general health evaluation, dentistry, optometry, pharmacy and preventive medicine as part of annual exercise Beyond the Horizon 2019. 

June 24, 2019

NAMRU-6 Holds Change of Command

U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit No. 6 (NAMRU-6) held a change of command ceremony at the Peruvian Naval Hospital in Callao, Peru June 21.

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.

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