Kentucky Air Guard Deploys Search and Recovery Team Following Hurrican

At the request of North Carolina public health officials and to augment the North Carolina Medical Examiner, the Kentucky Air National Guard’s 123rd Fatality Search and Recovery Team has deployed 11 members to North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

Face of Defense: Former Drill Sergeant Brings Leadership Experience to

Army Capt. Jennifer Hawkins works closely with enlisted health care specialists to ensure service members throughout Kandahar Air Field receive proper medical care. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Face of Defense: Former Drill Sergeant Brings Leadership Experience to

Kentucky Launches Emergency Preparedness Campaign

Kentucky’s Department of Public Health launched a campaign to urge Kentuckians to prepare for disasters. It’s called “First 72 On You.” “The first three days are pretty much when you’re more likely to be on your own, and you need to sustain yourself and ……

Army Medics Test Skills at Competition in Germany

Soldiers from Regional Health Command Europe, 18th Military Police Brigade and 30th Medical Brigade, among others, tested their medical skills, physical fitness and basic soldier task skills during the four-day Best Medic Competition event in Germany. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Army Medics Test Skills at…

Defense Health Agency Announces Temporary Benefits Change for Hawaiian

Defense Health Agency beneficiaries affected by Hurricane Lane in Hawaii may see a physician in any location without a referral from their primary care physician, the agency announced. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Defense Health Agency Announces Temporary Benefits Change for Hawaiian

DHA Director Discusses ‘Forward Momentum’ for New Health Record System

“We need to continue with our forward momentum” as deployment of the new electronic health record system, called MHS GENESIS, continues, Navy Vice Adm. Raquel C. Bono, the director of the Defense Health Agency, told reporters. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE DHA Director Discusses ‘Forward Momentum’…

Mission Fighting Fit The Indian Army faces restructuring challenge

The Indian Army – the second largest in the world – will be undergoing a restructuring. Unfortunately, the health of the Indian Army, which we are all proud of, isn’t good. The big question is: will this restructuring be able to address all these issues?…

South Sudan: WHO supports the Ministry of Health to enhance emergency preparedness and risk management in South Sudan

… ) which indicated limited capacities for preparedness and response to Public Health … WHO and partners in strengthening emergency preparedness and risk management in South … the health system for effective emergency preparedness to identified hazards and risk … VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Author:

New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop the Bleed,’ Save a Life

The Uniformed Services University’s National Center for Disaster Medicine and Public Health recently launched “Stop the Bleed,” a free iPhone and Android app designed to teach users how to stop life-threatening bleeding in an emergency. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE New App Teaches Citizens to ‘Stop…