Why medical support operations begin and end with communication




Alongside the establishment of AFRICOM, the United States and other Western nations have placed greater focus on a "long war" against terrorism, which involves bolstering weak and failing states so that governments possess the security and public confidence to stave off grass-root insurgencies. The ‘Phase Zero’ concept is multi-faceted and a number of DoD agencies contribute to its efforts. The objective of the Center for Disaster Management and Humanitarian Assistance Medicine (...
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