U.S. service members and health officials from the U.S. Embassy, together with Tanzanian government officials, dedicated a labor ward and a renovated postnatal building at the Njombe District hospital August 25, 2008.
The hospital additions, including a new neonatal room for babies born with complications and a labor ward, were provided jointly by the Combined Joint Task Force Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA), Family Health International (FHI), and U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
Service members with the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) joined Kenyan Ministry of Defense personnel, municipality leaders, and residents of the villages of Shabah and Delolo to celebrate the dedication of two new wells on July 23 and 24, 2008.
This district-wide campaign aimed to bring clean drinking water to the people of Garissa and provide an alternative to retrieving water from Tana River, six miles away. During the well-dedication ceremony, residents spoke o
U.S. and Tanzanian veterinarians have been working together to provide animal treatment services in Tanga, Tanzania as part of a veterinary civic action project (VETCAP), July 14-August 9, 2008.
Coordinated by the Combined Joint Task Force - Horn of Africa (CJTF-HOA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries, VETCAP offers Tanzanian veterinarians the opportunity to learn from their U.S. counterparts and to improve the health of livestock in the region.