05 Dec '17, 5pm

U.S., Brazilian Doctors Partner to Bring Medical Care to Amazon

U.S., Brazilian Doctors Partner to Bring Medical Care to Amazon

Five Navy doctors recently boarded the Brazilian navy hospital ship NAsH Soares de Meirelles and began a monthlong humanitarian mission that will take them deep into the Amazon. These doctors will be working closely with the Brazilian navy to deliver healthcare to some of the isolated peoples in the world. AMAZON RIVER, Brazil (Nov. 21, 2017) Lt. Cmdr. Nehkonti Adams, an infectious diseases specialist, works with 2nd Lt. Raissa Vieira Sanchez, a Brazilian medical officer, to diagnose a small boy from a remote village along the Amazon River in Brazil, November 21. Adams is part of a team of five U.S. Navy doctors who are engaging in a month-long humanitarian mission up the Amazon River. The team is working with the Brazilian Navy to deliver healthcare to some of the most isolated people in the world. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Andrew Brame/R...

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