USARAF, Benin Soldiers share ideas to defeat infectious diseases
Photo Credit: US Army Africa photo
Col. Mark Burnett, general pediatric, pediatric infectious disease physician, and tropical medicine physician from Tripler Army Medical Center in Honolulu, receives a demonstration on infectious disease identification and treatment from the Benin Armed Force during Medical Readiness Training Exercise 13-1 in Cotonou, Benin, Jan. 14-25. U.S. and Benin conducted the MEDRETE for military medical professionals to build and strengthen public health capacity by enhancing the ability to conduct surveillance for, prevent, and respond to infectious diseases, including outbreaks, bioterrorism, and other public health emergencies.
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