Thursday, August 10, 2006

MEDCAP Brings Healthcare and Medication to Thousands in need in Coastal Kenya

Originally uploaded by Sydney Weasel.
By U.S. Air Force Capt. Martin Gerst,
CJTF-HOA Public Affairs

MANDA BAY, Kenya - A team of doctors, medical and civil affairs professionals, from the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa recently completed a two-week medical civic action program here that visited four villages and treated more than 3,300 patients.

The team worked with local medical officials and non-governmental agencies, providing over $44,000 worth of medications and treatments to the residents of Mpeketoni, Faza, Bargoni, Mokowe and their surrounding communities. All medication was purchased locally and surplus medications were distributed among the clinics that participated. {Clickon image for photo details}
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