UPDF, AMISOM in Somalia

A UPDF clinical officer in Barawe, Somalia examines an 82 year old. UPDF in AMISOM have doubled medical outreach program efforts by offering care and treating Somalian patients in Barawe. Approximately 300-500 patients receive free medical care monthly in UGABAG 14, Barawe, Somalia. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo) UPDF, AMISOM in Somalia A UPDF clinical officer in Barawe, Somalia examines an 82 year old. UPDF in AMISOM have doubled medical outreach program efforts by offering care and treating Somalian patients in Barawe. Approximately 300-500 patients receive free medical care monthly in UGABAG 14, Barawe, Somalia. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo)
A UPDF health educator conducts public health sensitization to the residents of Barawe, Somalia who turned up for OPD program. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo) UPDF, AMISOM in Somalia A UPDF health educator conducts public health sensitization to the residents of Barawe, Somalia who turned up for OPD program. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo)
Recently, officials from AMISOM and the Interim South West Administration (ISWA) laid a stone marker on the site of an airport to be constructed in Barawe, Somalia signifying joint efforts for physical infrastructural development in the lower Shabelle region. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo) UPDF, AMISOM in Somalia Recently, officials from AMISOM and the Interim South West Administration (ISWA) laid a stone marker on the site of an airport to be constructed in Barawe, Somalia signifying joint efforts for physical infrastructural development in the lower Shabelle region. (UPDF-Uganda Courtesy Photo)

Uganda People's Defence Force, African Union Mission to Somalia makes a difference by providing health, education and infrastructure development assistance in Barawe, Somalia.

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