Medical visit to Kigali lays foundation for long-term medical exchanges

By Rick Scavetta, U.S. Army Africa

KIGALI, Rwanda – Rwandan Defense Force recently welcomed senior medical officer from U.S. Army Africa and Combined Joint Task – Horn of Africa to Rwanda’s military hospital.

Col. Alfonso Alarcon, U.S. Army Africa’s senior medical officers and Navy Cmdr. Anthony Battaglia, force surgeon at CJTF-HOA, met with RDF medical officers to discuss future partnership efforts.

“This visit provided a comprehensive assessment of medical health systems to lay the foundation for long-term medical exchanges with the RDF,” Alarcon said.

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