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U.S. NAMRU SOUTH Holds Change of Command

CALLAO, Peru (July 7, 2023) Capt. Abigail Marter speaks during U.S. Naval Medical Research Unit (NAMRU) SOUTH’s change of command ceremony. At the ceremony, Marter relieved Capt. Franca Jones as commanding officer. NAMRU SOUTH, previously known as NAMRU-6, has a long-standing agreement with the Peruvian Navy dating back to 1983. Hosted by the Peruvian Navy and co-located at their flagship hospital in Callao, as well as the Naval Clinic in Iquitos, Peru, the command conducts research on, and surveillance of, a wide range of infectious diseases of military and public health significance in the region. These areas of research include malaria, dengue fever, diarrheal diseases, and sexually transmitted infections, as well as antimicrobial resistance monitoring. (U.S. Navy photo by Monica Barrera/Released)

VIRIN: 230707-N-NT215-1038.JPG
Photo by: Monica Barrera
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Location: CALLAO, PERU

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