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Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Edward Lopez performs a test to determine if a Togolese villager has malaria at a Medical Civic Action Program Health Fair. Medical personnel have embarked from High Speed Vessel Swift as part of an Africa Partnership Station visit. PS is an international security cooperation initiative, facilitated by Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa, aimed at strengthening global maritime partnerships through training and collaborative activities in order to improve maritime safety and security in Africa. (Photo by Tech. Sgt. Donald Allen/4th Combat Camera Squadron/U.S. Air Force)

Malaria has had a greater impact on manpower than enemy fire in all of the conflicts that have occurred in tropical regions in the 20th century. The Navy is working to change that.
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The Kofi Annan International Peacekeeping Training Center (KAIPTC), hosted a malaria diagnostics training course over the summer in support of the continuing East and West Africa Malaria Task Force (EWAMTF), efforts to assist African military partners in expanding their malaria programs.
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Colonel Mark M. Fukuda, MD, is the assistant chief  and program director for malaria surveillance of the Global Emerging Infections Surveillance & Response System division at the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center. The potential impact of malaria on military populations …
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Doris Ryan works at the Naval Medical Research Center. Her blog post was originally published in Naval Medical Research and Development News. As part of the U.S. Military Malaria Vaccine Program (USMMVP), the NavalMedical Research Center (NMRC) hosted Dr. David B. Weiner, …
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Listen live Wed, April 14, at 2pm eastern, when we are joined by US Army Col. Christian Ockenhouse, director of the US Military Malaria Vaccine Program at the Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR). Col. Ockehnouse will discuss WRAIR’s …
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