Saturday, May 20, 2006

Djiboutian Dedicates Clinic

Photo courtesy of Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa
(Left to right) U.S. Army Col. William Porter, CJTF-HOA, the Honorable Marguerita Ragsdale, U.S. Ambassador to Djibout,; Mr. Abdullah Abdillahi Miguil, Djibouti Minister of Health, and Ms. Janet Schulman, U.S. Agency for International Development lead the ribbon-cutting May 4 at the dedication ceremony for the newly-remodeled Mouloud Clinic in Dikhil, Djibouti

Djiboutian Town Dedicates Renovated Clinic
By U.S. Army Capt. Bob Everdeen
Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa

DIKHIL, Djibouti — Cooperation between the government of Djibouti and the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa has resulted in a refurbished facility here that will help improve health care opportunities for the local community.

"This clinic is more than mortar and paint; it represents the relationship between [Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa] and Djibouti. (We) are partners for peace, prosperity, security and a better way of life." -U.S. Army Col. William Porter


Speaking to a crowd of families, community leaders and dignitaries, Porter relayed a vision for the future.

“Quality medical care equals longer life for you and your children,” he said. “Healthy children and citizens are vital to the future prosperity of your community.”[continue reading]

Category: Health, News, HOA and Horn of Africa.

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