Partnerships

Navy Medicine: Africa Partnership Station

By Ensign Joe Keiley, HSV 2 Swift Public Affairs, DODLive Blog From May to now inching into the first days of September, High Speed Vessel Swift (HSV 2) has been carving a path along the coast of Africa and it has now almost made it exactly one and a half times around the continent. An impressive feat, but as we’ve been talking …

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Pacific Partnership: “Casting” an international impact

From Pacific Partnership Public Affairs Cambodian students gained valuable medical knowledge aboard the Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) in casting techniques Aug. 4, during Pacific Partnership 2012 (PP12). Forty-one students from International University and the University of Health Sciences joined PP12 medical professionals in the subject matter expert exchange (SMEE) aboard USNS Mercy to learn and …

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Pacific Partnership: Recap of Vietnam

Now in its seventh year, Pacific Partnership is a U.S. Navy Medicine, U.S. Pacific Fleet and the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command humanitarian and civic assistance mission aboard the USNS Mercy designed to build stronger relationships and disaster response capabilities in the Asia-Pacific region.       Vietnam Community Service Project for Children with Disabilities U.S. service members, Partner Nations and …

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Bring your dad to work day: Father of a U.S. Navy pharmacist supports humanitarian mission

Lt. Cmdr. Emily Zywicke is the Pharmacy Department head onboard the USNS Mercy Pacific Partnership 2012 mission. Pacific Partnership 2012 is the largest annual humanitarian and civic action (HCA) mission in the Asia-Pacific region. The mission delivers humanitarian civil assistance and conduct environmental sustainability missions from USNS Mercy to the host nations of Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam and Cambodia.   Hello, …

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Sub Base New London’s NUMI training offers better international medical partnership

 Lt. j.g. Ari Doucette, physician assistant, Captain James A. Lovell Federal Health Care Center At an intersection of international partnership and military medicine stands the Naval Undersea Medicine Institute (NUMI) in Groton, Conn., where Sailors are trained for submarine duty as Independent Duty Corpsmen (IDC), including some foreign nationals from half way around the world. Singapore is one of a …

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