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Project Spotlight: Ectoparasite Surveillance in Mongolia 

NAMRU-2’s mission is to monitor and characterize emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases of military and public health importance and to develop mitigation strategies against these threats in partnership with host nation, international and U.S. agencies in Southeast Asia.
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Success Story: SABER II Team Continues Providing Support to the Navy Medical Research Center

The SABER II team continues providing support to NAMRU-2 in the conduct of biomedical, epidemiological, and clinical research efforts including rolling out research projects, onboarding new staff, and partners, negotiating new subcontracts, modifying the existing subcontracts, setting up and managing project activities.
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Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC) Wound Infections Department Success Stories

The team at NMRC (Naval Medical Research Center) has worked on creating a series of experiments, both in vitro and in vivo, that can be used to test new products from collaborators.
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Success Story: Ebola Research in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Problem Overview: Transporting supplies into the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo) has been challenging. There are limited options for supplies that can be bought in-country or shipped from the manufacturer into the DRC. Equipment…
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LEPP and Food for The Poor Partner to Donate X-Ray Viewer to Annotto Bay Hospital

  The Annotto Bay Hospital in Annotto Bay, St. Mary, Jamaica is the largest medical facility in the parish of St. Mary. The hospital primarily sees patients who suffer from strokes, heart attacks, respiratory illnesses, and motor…
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Success Story:Pyronaridine-Artesunate (Pyramax®) for the Treatment of Artemisinin and Piperaquine-Resistant Plasmodium falciparum in the Central Highlands of Vietnam

What is Plasmodium falciparum? Plasmodium falciparum is a unicellular protozoan parasite of humans and the deadliest species of Plasmodium that causes malaria in humans. The parasite is transmitted through the bite of a female Anopheles…
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Success Story- ZEN 3045

During the Covid-19 lockdown, Vysnova successfully continued to execute closing activities such as the implementation of the biosecurity protocol of COVID-19, obtaining work permits for staff to resume closing activities in Colombia. The subcontractor,…
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Case Study: NAMRU-6 Infectious Disease Research in Peru

    Problem Overview: Hosted by the ​Peruvian Navy and co-located at their flagship hospital in Lima, at the Naval Hospital in Iquitos, and in Puerto Maldonado; the U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit-6 Perú (NAMRU-6) is conducting…
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Case Study: Vysnova Supports Studies to Eliminate Malaria Infections in Two High Endemic Provinces in Vietnam

Problem Overview:  The second-highest worldwide cases of Malaria are reported in Southeast Asia. Although cases have been declining in Vietnam from 2006 to 2016, a marked rebound in malaria cases in several provinces of the Central Highlands…
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Case Study: Vysnova Supports Efforts to Assess the Potential Vector Threat of Ectoparasite-Borne Infections in Mongolia

This project’s purpose is to assess the potential vector threat of ectoparasite-borne infections in Mongolia to better inform the DoD (Department of Defense) force health protection policy-makers and provide host-nation public health personnel information to make informed diagnostic and treatment decisions.