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GEIS Partners

The Global Emerging Infections Surveillance (GEIS) partner network reaches more than 70 countries to support and inform force health protection decision making while enhancing global health security through prevention, detection, and response to infectious disease threats. The network engagements are organized around emerging infectious disease focus areas to include antimicrobial resistant infections (including sexually transmitted infections), enteric infections, febrile and vector-borne infections, and respiratory infections. The following are the core GEIS partners who conduct ongoing sustainment activities on behalf of GEIS and are identified in the GEIS Strategy.

This graphic shows locations of the core partner laboratories of GEIS are represented by the stars on this map. These core laboratories are spread across the globe, providing laboratory and infectious disease surveillance support to all Geographic Combatant Commands. Acronyms - AFRICOM: United States Africa Command; CENTCOM: United States Central Command; EUCOM: United States European Command; NORTHCOM: United States Northern Command;PACOM: United States Pacific Command;SOUTHCOM: United States Southern Command;AFRIMS: Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences; NHRC: Naval Health Research Center; NMRC: Naval Medical Research Center; NMRC-A: Naval Medical Research Center- Asia; NAMRU-2: Naval Medical Research Unit 2; NAMRU-3: Naval Medical Research Unit 3;  NAMRU-3: Ghana Detachment; NAMRU-6: Naval Medical Research Unit 6; USAFSAM: United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine;  USAMRD-K: United States Army Medical Research Directorate- Kenya;USAMRD-G: United States Army Medical Research Directorate- Georgia; USUHS: Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences;  WRAIR: Walter Reed Army Institute of Research

Naval Medical Research Center (NMRC)

In Silver Spring, MD including the following subordinate laboratories:

Walter Reed Army Institute of Research (WRAIR)

In Silver Spring, MD, including the following subordinate laboratories:

U.S. Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine (USAFSAM)

In Dayton, OH

Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USUHS) 

In Bethesda, MD

Military Treatment Facility Laboratories:

Public Health Commands:

Additional Partners:

If you are involved with the DOD medical community and are interested in partnering with GEIS, or if you would like to find out more, please contact GEIS.

Last Updated: July 29, 2022
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