Category: News – Medical

The partnership between coalition forces and the Afghan National Army took a major step forward Sept. 25, as the Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the hospital now being 100 percent Afghan led. (U.S. Army photo/RELEASED)

Afghans take full control of Kandahar Military Hospital

2013/10/04

By U.S. Army Cpl. Clay Beyersdorfer, Regional Command – South   CAMP HERO, Afghanistan — The partnership between coalition forces and the Afghan National Army took a major step forward Sept. 25, as the Kandahar Regional Military Hospital in Kandahar Province, Afghanistan, held a ribbon-cutting ceremony to commemorate the hospital now being 100 percent Afghan [...]

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Category: Media Relations, News - Afghan National Army, News - General, News - Medical, News - News, News Releases

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(Kabul, Afghanistan) – Afghan National Army Surgeon General, Maj. Gen. Mohammad Wardak and Dr. Gary Davis, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan’s medical education mentor, shake hands over a U.S.-Afghan agreement on academic partnership between the U.S. Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and the Afghan Armed Forces Academy of Medical Sciences during a meeting at the National Military Hospital in Kabul Sept. 12. The agreement allows for doctor exchanges between the countries, enables funding and technical assistance for research projects, grants access to virtual medical libraries, and establishes long-term mentorship, faculty and curriculum development assistance from the U.S. (Photo by U.S. Navy Lt. Jake Joy/RELEASED)

Afghanistan, U.S. agree to medical education partnership

2013/09/12

By U.S. Navy Lt. Jake Joy, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs   (KABUL, Afghanistan) – Afghan and coalition medical officials finalized an agreement on academic partnership between the U.S. Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences and the Afghan Armed Forces Academy of Medical Sciences during a meeting at the National Military Hospital in Kabul Sept. 12. Afghan [...]

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(FOB Thunder, Afghanistan) – Afghan National Army 1st Sgt. Ibrahim recovers from a gunshot wound in a hospital bed at Forward Operating Base Thunder, Paktiya Province, Afghanistan. Ibrahim's convoy struck an IED and he was shot when his unit took small arms fire in an ambush near the Pakistan/Afghanistan border. Photo by U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alex Farver (RELEASED)

Why We Serve: Afghan 1st Sgt. eager to get back in the fight

2013/08/31

By U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Alex Farver, NTM-A/CSTC-A Public Affairs (FOB Thunder, Afghanistan) – With his right arm heavily bandaged, Afghan National Army 1stSgt. Ibrahim lay in a hospital bed three days after one of the worst days of his life. Ibrahim’s convoy struck an IED while clearing an area of insurgents near the [...]

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Col. Abdul Ghani, commander of the Herat Regional Medical Hospital, addresses his staff and many other distinguished guests during a ceremony celebrating transition of the hospital to ANA control at Camp Zafar June 19. Photo by U.S. Army Capt. Ashley Smith

Herat Regional Medical Hospital transitions to ANA control

2013/06/27

By Army Capt. Ashley Smith RSC-West/NTM-A Public Affairs   CAMP ZAFAR, Afghanistan — Herat Regional Medical Hospital transitioned from coalition forces responsibility to Afghan National Army control during a ceremony at Camp Zafar June 19. The ceremony was attended by many distinguished guests including Gen. Mohammad Mustafa Sedeqi, deputy commander of the 207thANA Corps, Col. [...]

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Albanian trainers provide Combat Lifesaver instruction to Afghan soldiers at Camp Blackhorse. 
(Photo by Albanian Army Sgt. Elton Abazllari)

Albanian-U.S. team provides combat support mentorship to Afghan army

2013/06/19

Story by Albanian Army Lt. Zamir Sadikaj, NTM-A Public Affairs     “If they fail, it’s because of us!” Such is the unofficial slogan of the Albanian-U.S. Military Advisor Team “Striking Eagles-3,” which currently provides mentorship and advice to an Afghan combat support battalion at Camp Blackhorse in Kabul, Afghanistan. The team mentors and advises [...]

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Why We Serve – ANA doc keeps military hospital running smoothly

Why We Serve – ANA doc keeps military hospital running smoothly

2013/06/07

By U.S. Navy Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir   (Paktia province, Afghanistan) Afghan National Army Lt. Col. Abdul Wasi works as a doctor at Paktia Regional Medical Center (PRMH), in Paktia province, Afghanistan. He said he has proudly served in the ANA for 23 years.   “My idea was to serve the country [...]

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[Paktia – Afghanistan] Service members from Nato Training Mission-Afghanistan take a tour of the Paktia Regional Military Hospital (PRMH). PRMH was officially transitioned to Afghan control June 1. 
Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class (SW/IDW) Sean Weir.

ANA taking greater control of military healthcare

2013/06/06

Story and photos by Navy Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir   (Paktia, Afghanistan) The Afghan National Army gained autonomous control of  Paktia Regional Military Hospital (PRMH) in Paktia province during a ceremony June 1.   “I am proud to say we are able to provide care, not only for ANSF forces but for [...]

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Afghan Air Force medics unload two patients from an ambulance as part of a casualty evacuation mission at Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan May 14, 2013. This was the first-ever conduct CASEVAC mission on a Cessna 208 for the Kandahar Air Wing. AAF-wide, CASEVAC missions have increased 34 percent between December 2012 and April 2013. Thus far in May 2013 alone, AAF medics and aircrew have conducted 33 CASEVAC missions and moved 76 patients from battlefields, forward operating bases and clinics to more sophisticated medical hospitals. (U.S. Air Force photo/Lt. Col. Barry King II)

CASEVAC capability spreads through AAF

2013/05/24

by  Capt. Anastasia Wasem 438th Air Expeditionary Wing 5/23/2013 – KABUL, Afghanistan– “My goal is to be a pilot,” said Afghan Air Force 2nd Lt. Awal Khan Safi, pilot trainee at Shindand Air Base, Afghanistan. “I want to be able to provide the best air support possible, especially casualty evacuation, to soldiers on the ground.” [...]

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Kabul, AFGHANISTAN (May. 15, 2013) – Albanian Army OR-5 Kastriot Lleshi (far right), an Albanian general nurse advisor, poses with Afghan nursing students in a training classroom at the Afghan National Military Medical Academy. (U.S. Navy photo by Lt. Jacob M. Joy)

Albanian medical mentorship team works to improve Afghan capabilities

2013/05/23

Story by Albanian Army Lt. Zamir Sadikaj, NTM-A Public Affairs   Good hospital care means good hospitality.   To an Albanian doctor serving with Afghan medical staff in Kabul, hospitality is a key to providing quality medical care.   “I like working with the Afghan medical personnel here. We have a very good relationship,” said [...]

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2nd Lt. Azizullah Kohestani, one of the first Afghan soldiers to serve as a Bio-Medical Electronics Technician (BMET). 
Photo by Navy Mass Communications Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir.

Why We Serve: Afghan biomed tech wants best for ANA military medicine

2013/05/19

Story by U.S. Navy Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Sean Weir, NTM-A Public Affairs   Camp Shombak, Afghanistan – 2ndLt. Azizullah Kohestani, from Afghanistan’s Kapsa province, has served in the ANA for three years, and has trained for more than a year to become one of the country’s first military Bio-Medical Electronics Technicians (BMETs). “I [...]

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