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CAMEROON - Cameroon Minister of Finance Lazare Menye (front, right), U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Janet Garvey (2nd from right), Cameroon secretary of state for the Ministry of Defense Jean Baptiste Bokam, and other delegates attend a pre-ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of two Infectious Disease Surveillance Laboratories the week of November 8, 2009. The laboratories will bring cutting-edge technology to Infectious Disease Surveillance and will contribute to identification of viral and other infectious agents most prominent in the area. The laboratories came about as a joint partnership venture between U.S. Global Emerging Infections Surveillance Service (US GEIS), the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit in Kenya (USAMRID-K), The Johns Hopkins University affiliated Global Viral Forecast Initiative (GVFI), Cameroon&#39;s Military Medical Command, the Henry Jackson Foundation, and The University of Buea. For more information, refer to the U.S. Africa Command blog by Colonel Victor Folarin at at <a href=http://www.africom.mil/africomDialogue.asp?entry=942>http://www.africom.mil/africomDialogue.asp?entry=942</a>. (GVFI photo)
CAMEROON - Cameroon Minister of Finance Lazare Menye (front, right), U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Janet Garvey (2nd from right), Cameroon secretary of state for the Ministry of Defense Jean Baptiste Bokam, and other delegates attend a pre-ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of two Infectious Disease Surveillance Laboratories the week of November 8, 2009. The laboratories will bring cutting-edge technology to Infectious Disease Surveillance and will contribute to identification of viral and other infectious agents most prominent in the area. The laboratories came about as a joint partnership venture between U.S. Global Emerging Infections Surveillance Service (US GEIS), the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit in Kenya (USAMRID-K), The Johns Hopkins University affiliated Global Viral Forecast Initiative (GVFI), Cameroon&#39;s Military Medical Command, the Henry Jackson Foundation, and The University of Buea. For more information, refer to the U.S. Africa Command blog by Colonel Victor Folarin at at <a href=http://www.africom.mil/africomDialogue.asp?entry=942>http://www.africom.mil/africomDialogue.asp?entry=942</a>. (GVFI photo)
CAMEROON - Cameroon Minister of Finance Lazare Menye (front, right), U.S. Ambassador to Cameroon Janet Garvey (2nd from right), Cameroon secretary of state for the Ministry of Defense Jean Baptiste Bokam, and other delegates attend a pre-ribbon cutting ceremony for the opening of two Infectious Disease Surveillance Laboratories the week of November 8, 2009. The laboratories will bring cutting-edge technology to Infectious Disease Surveillance and will contribute to identification of viral and other infectious agents most prominent in the area. The laboratories came about as a joint partnership venture between U.S. Global Emerging Infections Surveillance Service (US GEIS), the U.S. Army Medical Research Unit in Kenya (USAMRID-K), The Johns Hopkins University affiliated Global Viral Forecast Initiative (GVFI), Cameroon's Military Medical Command, the Henry Jackson Foundation, and The University of Buea. For more information, refer to the U.S. Africa Command blog by Colonel Victor Folarin at at http://www.africom.mil/africomDialogue.asp?entry=942. (GVFI photo)
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