United States-Panama Ophthalmology Mission Allows 264 Patients to Recover Eyesight

Panama, October 4th 2019. The United States and Panama concluded today an ophthalmology mission at San Miguel Arcangel Hospital, providing services to 264 patients throughout 17 days. Patients received cataract, pterygium, and squint eye surgeries, which allowed the patients to recover autonomy and even return to their workplaces after months and years with limited or ...
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USNS Comfort Brings Medical Assistance to Panama

The U.S. Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort arrives in Panama on August 1, 2019, as part of its five-month 2019 medical assistance mission to help countries in the region who have responded to the Venezuelan humanitarian crisis. The USNS Comfort medical teams and Panamanian medical professionals will provide care in Colon from August 7 to ...
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United States Government Aids Panama’s Ministry of Health to Decrease HIV/AIDS Prevalence

Hato Chami, November 30, 2018. The U.S. Embassy in Panama, Peace Corps, and Panama’s Ministry of Health mark World AIDS Day with a health fair in Hato Chami, at the Ngäbe Buglé indigenous reservation, reinforcing their joined commitment to curb HIV/AIDS prevalence in Panama. The U.S. support to Panama in HIV/AIDS prevention and treatment has ...
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Chargé Highlights U.S.-Panama Collaboration at Tuberculosis Prevention Project

Panama City, October 25. The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Central America Office,  and the University Research Company LLC, launched the Project Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes-Tuberculosis (ECHO-TB) today. ECHO-TB provides front-line clinicians the knowledge and support needed to manage patients with tuberculosis in rural and ...
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