The U.S. Department of Defense works through Global Health Engagement (GHE) to build partnerships with other nations to strengthen security cooperation and partner capacity through health related activities and exchanges. AFMS Global Health Engagement efforts strive to:
- Prevent (war and disease): building partnerships and trust.
- Protect (our national security): enhancing capability and capacity of partner nations for force health protection, homeland defense and health services.
- Respond (to international crises): providing contingency support, humanitarian assistance/disaster response.