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Surgeon General’s Corner: Navy Medicine’s Role in Global Health Engagement

By Vice Adm. Matthew L. Nathan, U.S. Navy surgeon general, and chief, U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery  Navy Medicine is truly a “Global force for good,” when it comes to its global health engagement initiatives. Whether we are providing medical care through one of our yearly humanitarian assistance efforts, partnering with local ministries of health and non-governmental organizations …

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Navy Medicine Continues Work on Malaria Vaccine

From Capt. Judith Epstein, malaria vaccine development program, Naval Medical Research Center When it comes to the malaria parasite, how dangerous is a mosquito to deployed Sailors and Marines?  Malaria, caused by the protozoan Plasmodium which is carried by a mosquito, is responsible for more suffering and death across the world than any other parasite. More person-days were lost among …

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Newsletter for Navy & Marine Corps Medicine

From U.S. Navy Bureau of Medicine and Surgery Public Affairs Navy Medicine is proud to present the January 2013 issue of the Navy and Marine Corps Medical newsletter. It features various articles and photos highlighting the great work being done across Navy Medicine around the world. This month highlights Navy Medicine’s support to readiness. Click here to view the newsletter …

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