Health Programs

Woman in mask taking pulse of reclining man in mask (© Michele Spatari/AFP/Getty Images)

U.S. approves new drug for deadliest forms of tuberculosis

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved only its third anti-TB drug in more than 40 years, offering hope to patients once considered untreatable.
Large ship with tug boat next to it (U.S. Navy/Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Kryzentia Richards)

A USNS Comfort mission by the numbers

The USNS Comfort left Panama after providing medical, dental, and eye-related treatment and care to 6,691 patients, some of them Venezuelan.
Ill person lying on bed (Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage)

Venezuela: Poverty and disease

Venezuela's health care infrastructure is collapsing while Maduro and his cronies turn away international assistance.
Back of severely malnourished person lying down (© Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage)

Venezuela: Severe food shortages

Maduro and his cronies have blocked international aid from helping the people of Venezuela suffering illness and malnutrition.
Malnourished, sickly person on bed being tended to by two people (© Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage)

Venezuela: A population suffering dangerous weight loss

The great majority of Venezuelans are unable to afford enough food to live on because of an economy destroyed by the former Maduro regime.
Person holding severely malnourished baby (© Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage)

Venezuela: Children wasting away

The crisis brought about by the illegitimate Maduro regime is starving innocent Venezuelans and killing children.
Large white ship with red crosses painted on it (U.S. Navy/Bill Mesta)

U.S. hospital ship sails again to help Venezuelans

The USNS Comfort will stop at 14 ports of call and support local health care systems by providing on-ship and on-shore medical and dental treatment.
Severely malnourished person sitting on floor (© Alvaro Ybarra Zavala/Getty Images Reportage)

Venezuela: Scarce medical care

The people of Venezuela are suffering from a man-made crisis brought on by the former Maduro regime.
People in uniform building frame around water tank (Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tyrell K. Morris/U.S. Navy)

Partnership prepares Pacific nations for natural disasters

Technical experts from 11 countries led by the U.S. Navy will provide disaster response training and humanitarian aid during Pacific Partnership 2019.