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Navy entomologists team up to build disease detection capacity in Honduras

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10/18/2018
Navy LCDR Kimberly Edgel (right) and Carmen Lucas examine a positive malaria blood smear at U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit, or NAMRU, 6 in Callao, Peru. (U.S. Navy photo)

Leishmaniasis, malaria, dengue and Chagas disease are known to be present in Honduras

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Project Sea Raven delivers cutting-edge pathogen detection technology

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5/31/2018
U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class James Bowes, senior preventive-medicine technician, places mosquitoes on a dish to view under a microscope. Project Sea Raven’s capabilities are not limited to just insects – it can test anything from blood to soil and water. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 1st Class Tom Ouellette)

Project Sea Raven is now an integral part of USNS Mercy’s microbiology capacity

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Preventive medicine unit supports first USAFRICOM trilateral medical exchange in Angola

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3/14/2018
Navy Environmental Preventive Medicine Unit Seven, located in Rota, Spain, provides theatre-wide preventive medicine support to Navy and Marine Corps forces and joint and combined military operations throughout Europe, Africa and the Middle East.

Exercicio PAMBALA 2017 represented the first time that the U.S. has been invited to participate in an engagement such as this in Angola

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Naval Medical Center Portsmouth hosts Defense Health Board

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11/24/2017
Thomas McCaffery (right), acting Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, listens to a brief from Navy Capt. Todd Wagner (foreground, left), commanding officer of the Navy and Marine Corps Public Health Center. (U.S. Navy photo by Petty Officer 3rd Class Paul Wu)

The Defense Health Board’s advice and recommendations help maximize the health, safety and effectiveness of the Armed Forces

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