Partnerships

Pacific Partnership Physical Therapists Assist Patients in Cambodian Physical Rehab Center

From Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Karolina A. Oseguera As part of a professional exchange with their Cambodian counterparts,U.S. Navy physical therapists provided services directly to patients at a local physical rehabilitation clinic as part of Pacific Partnership 2014, June 23. “Our goal here is to work with the staff and learn as much as we can from them, but also …

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MHS’ Contribution as a Global Force for Good

Good morning MHS Team, Last month, the five of us embarked on a visit with medical units and combat leaders in Afghanistan. In the austere environment of this country, the Military Health System is an actor in two major missions – our combat medicine mission and the sustainment of host-nation health capacity in the era following our drawdown this summer. …

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Pacific Partnership Leads Joint Medical Demonstration

From Pacific Partnership Public Affairs Medical staff from U.S Navy and Japan Maritime Self Forces (JMSDF) led a medical evacuation demonstration for the Vietnamese military as part of Pacific Partnership 2014, June 11. “Today we led a demonstration for the Vietnamese medics on how to safely do a medical evacuation of a patient from the ship to the shore,” said …

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Pacific Partnership Trainers Teach Midwives Safe Birthing Techniques

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephen Oleksiak, Pacific Partnership South Public Affairs In an effort to boost medical readiness in the city of Kupang, Indonesia, service members from Pacific Partnership (PP14) 2014 conducted a weeklong training program for local midwives to assist in the delivery of newborn babies.  According to U.S. Air Force Col. Daniel Bruzzini, a neonatologist assigned …

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Disaster Planners Team Up for the First Time during Pacific Partnership

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Stephen Oleksiak, Expeditionary Combat Camera Service members and community disaster planners from Indonesia and the United States conducted a medical evacuation drill aboard the Kupang Marine Base in support of Pacific Partnership (PP14) 2014, May 27. “In case of an emergency or civil unrest, we can move our forces from where they’re working such …

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