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FHP&R Psychologists Provided Disaster Mental Health Relief and Support to Victims of Hurricane Sandy:
03/01/2013
FHPR Current News > FHP&R Psychologists Assist in Hurricane Sandy Relief Effort

FHP&R Psychologists Provided Disaster Mental Health Relief and Support to Victims of Hurricane Sandy:

FALLS CHURCH, VA -- The overwhelming damage and displacement caused by Hurricane Sandy’s destructive path through New York in late October was ameliorated somewhat by a large federal medical response that included contributions from two mental health policy analysts here in the U.S. Defense Departme...

FHP&R's Dr. David Smith was the keynote speaker at the Armed Services Blood Program's 60th Anniversary and National Bloo...
02/13/2013
ASBP: ASBP Celebrates 60 Years of Donors in Style

FHP&R's Dr. David Smith was the keynote speaker at the Armed Services Blood Program's 60th Anniversary and National Blood Donor Month Celebration. View the article below for more information.

The Armed Services Blood Program celebrates its 60th anniversary.

02/06/2013
MHS Remembrance Ceremony - Health.mil

The Military Health System is preparing for its 5th annual Remembrance Ceremony honoring fallen military medical personnel of Operation Enduring Freedom, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation New Dawn. To receive an invitation to the May 3rd event, family members are encouraged to forward updated contact information to [email protected]. Visit the MHS Remembrance Ceremony website for more information.

Remembrance Ceremony Dedicated to Fallen Military Medical Personnel of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom

11/08/2012
Related News > Medical Relief and Disaster Preparedness Missions Build DoD’s Global Partnerships

DoD international humanitarian medical relief and regional disaster preparedness training missions are building host nation and U.S. capabilities, while enhancing the military’s interagency and global partnerships:

Five years after a devastating 8.0-earthquake shook the southeast coast of Peru, killing 540 people, injuring more than 15,000 and displacing over 40,000, U.S. military medics and civil engineers returned to the region this summer to provide follow-on health care, civic assistance and disaster prepa...

DoD-funded education and training resources on military culture and student veterans are available to campus personnel:
09/27/2012
FHPR Current News > Student Veterans Key Population for Campus Health Centers to Consider

DoD-funded education and training resources on military culture and student veterans are available to campus personnel:

A relatively new study suggests that U.S. college campus student services and counseling centers might consider adopting training and education programs that better enable university personnel to provide psychological health services tailored to the unique experiences of student veterans.

Recent DoD/NGO symposium emphasizes collaborative interagency approach to international health missions:
04/26/2012
FHPR Current News > Navy/NGO Symposium Emphasizes Interagency Approach to International Health Missi

Recent DoD/NGO symposium emphasizes collaborative interagency approach to international health missions:

To advance the dialogue on ways to most efficiently combine the collective strengths of the U.S. Military Health System (MHS) with civilian agencies and nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) in global humanitarian medical missions, a joint DoD-NGO ‘symposium of cooperation’ was convened at the U.S. I...

Please visit FHP&R’s International Health Division for information and presentations on civil-military medical stability...
02/16/2012
Suggs Group, Inc.

Please visit FHP&R’s International Health Division for information and presentations on civil-military medical stability operations in Booth #30 from 7am-5pm Feb. 22-23 at the Global Civil Affairs Conference in Pinehurst, NC. For more information about the conference, please visit http://suggsgroup.com/foca.html or for information about the division: www.fhpr.osd.mil/intlhealth.

Suggs Group, Inc. public relations

05/11/2011
Force Health Protection & Readiness - Home

For news covering a range of DoD deployment health programs, such as a new
adenovirus vaccine to protect U.S. military recruits; DoD efforts to build
health sector capacity in Afghanistan; downrange psychological
health teams to help Service members manage operational stress;
and civic global medical efforts, please turn to 'FHP&R NEWS' at
www.fhpr.osd.mil.

FHP&R's International Health Division works to form partnerships across themilitary and civilian communities. For more i...
05/04/2011
Latest News

FHP&R's International Health Division works to form partnerships across the
military and civilian communities. For more information, please
visit our latest International Health news.

10/01/2010
Help Center | Facebook

General Social media safety especially on FB, check out this link http://www.facebook.com/help/?safety

Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, post links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

All military members, their family members, and citizens residing outside the U.S. who haven't registered or requested a...
08/16/2010
Program helps military voters with upcoming election

All military members, their family members, and citizens residing outside the U.S. who haven't registered or requested an absentee ballot this year should do so as soon as possible http://www.af.mil/news/story.asp?id=123217492

All 50 states, three territories and the District of Columbia will hold general elections Nov. 2. Puerto Rico won't be holding an election this cycle. All military members, their family members, and citizens residing outside the U.S. who haven't registered or requested an absentee ba

08/06/2010

Office of Force Health Protection and Readiness Supports 2010 FHP Conference
http://bit.ly/bDw4i2

08/05/2010
News: DoD-Funded Health Needs Study in Eastern Congo Shows High Rates of Gender Violence

DoD-Funded Health Needs Study in Eastern Congo Shows High Rates of Gender Violence http://www.fhpr.osd.mil/intlhealth/news.jsp?newsID=140

In a surprise finding, a new study conducted in Eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has revealed that perpetrators and victims of high rates of sexual gender-based violence (SGBV) include large numbers of both men and women and were associated with increased post-traumatic stress disorder...

07/20/2010

The DCoE - Defense Centers of Excellence Recently revised some of our TBI quick reference fact sheets for clinicians and health care providers. If you’re a provider, download these materials at http://bit.ly/TBIclinical.

07/09/2010

Kudos to DCoE Sesame Workshop video "When Families Grieve" has been nominated for
an Emmy Award! Great resource for military families that have experienced
a difficult loss.

In a memo to senior civilian and military leaders, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reiterated the need for leaders to ...
07/07/2010
Defense.gov News Article: Gates Issues Memo to Leaders on Media Engagement

In a memo to senior civilian and military
leaders, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reiterated the need for
leaders to take media engagement seriously, and to stay within their
levels of knowledge. http://www.defense.gov/news/newsarticle.aspx?id=59917

WASHINGTON, July 6, 2010 In a memo to senior civilian and military leaders, Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates reiterated the need for leaders to take media engagement seriously, and to stay within their levels of knowledge.

07/07/2010
MHS Blog > The Computer-Electronic Accommodations Program

The Computer/Electronic Accommodations Program (CAP) provides free assistive technology and services to federal employees with disabilities, wounded service members, federal managers, supervisors, and information technology professionals, increasing employment opportunities and access to the information technology environment. http://www.health.mil/blog/10-07-06/The_Computer-Electronic_Accommodations_Program.aspx

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