The Ministry of Health (Western Health Region) once again has embarked on a partnership initiative with the United States Military Liaison Office in improving the Health of communities through Medical Team Visits and services.
In light of the above, the Medical Readiness Training (MEDRETE) which comprised of the US Air Force offered services on Tuesday March 2nd and Wednesday March 3rd, 2010 in the villages of St. Margaret and Armenia respectively. The Medrete Team was supported by the presence of Medical and Public health personnel from the Western Region. The MEDRETE Team was comprised of: 1 Dentist, 2 General Practitioners and 2 Public Health Educators. The Western Health Region Team was comprised of a medical officer, dentist, dental assistant, psychiatric nurse practitioner, environmental assistant-vector control, rural health nurses, health educator and community health worker.