Nepal Army and American Army's Pacific command concluded xercise Pacific Angel in Makwanpur district. During a weeklong joint exercise, medical officers of both the armies will treat the patience from the region in a medical camp.
According to a press release issued by Nepal Army, both the army's medical doctors and doctors of Bharatpur Medical College treat patient in Manahari near Shaktikhor under the Health Services Outreach Program. Similarly, both the army will renovate building of Chaturmukh higher secondary school under Engineering Civic Action Program (ENCAP). They will conduct various program under Medical Subject Matter Expert Exchange (SMEE) in Birendra Army Hospital Chhauni and Bharatpur Hospital.
There are 71 Nepali and 71 American army personnel are taking part in the exercise. They will also conduct Blast Injury Management program. Altogether over 650 patients will be treated in Shaktikhor Health camp.
According to a press release issued by U.S. Embassy, all this week, more than 60 U.S. army members have been working with Nepalis to conduct humanitarian assistance and disaster relief capacity building operations in Chitwan. PACANGEL has been providing general medical care, dentistry, optometry and women’s health care to local residents. Engineering efforts will include plumbing, electrical and structural work at local schools in Chitwan and Manahari.
PACANGEL supports U.S. Pacific Command’s capacity-building efforts by partnering with other governments, militaries, and non-governmental agencies to provide medical and engineering assistance to host nation citizens.