Tag Archives: Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center

Navy Medicine Engages in Global Health: Leveraging its People, Organization and Capabilities

By Capt. Glendon Diehl, director, Navy Global Health Engagement Hello everyone, December is DoD Global Health Engagement (GHE) month. Your Navy Medicine team celebrated GHE month by participating in a panel forum with our GHE counterparts from the Air Force and the Army.  It was a lively discussion that lasted thirty minutes longer than anticipated and filled a lecture hall at …

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Food and Water Risk Assessments

By Anthony Carotenuto    Ever wonder how we provide public health protection for our Department of Defense (DoD) personnel when conducting an exercise or meeting outside the United States at a location where we have no permanent installations? According to DoD regulations, the Secretaries of the Military must provide  public health protection for deployed forces during initial entry, exercises, and …

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Men’s Health Month: Tips and issues

Lt. Dawn Whiting, Nurse Corps, Health Promotion and Wellness with Navy & Marine Corps Public Health Center Did you know that according to the Mayo clinic, unintentional injury is the third largest threat to men’s health? Only heart disease and cancer pose a greater threat. Within the US military population, injuries are the leading health problem, with musculoskeletal injuries comprising …

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