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One Health training in Moroto improves local infrastructure, builds relationships

Uganda People's Defense Force Lt. Wilberforce Isabirye, left, and Warrant Officer One Obote Payoloem, right, plan classes to give to locals during the field portion of the One Health Training held Nov. 18 to 27. Soldiers from Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa partnered with local leadership, Makere University, the Uganda People's Defense Force and U.S. Agency for International Development to help strengthen the capabilities and knowledge of the local veterinarian and public health workers. (U.S. Army photo by Staff Sgt. Shejal Pulivarti)



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This work, One Health training in Moroto improves local infrastructure, builds relationships [Image 5 of 7], by SSG Shejal Pulivarti, identified by DVIDS, is free of known copyright restrictions under U.S. copyright law.

Date Taken:11.22.2012

Date Posted:01.17.2013 09:28

Photo ID:815612

VIRIN:121122-A-IO170-015

Resolution:4256x2832

Size:1.53 MB

Location:UG

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