Navy labs play public health role

Bull World Health Organ. 2007 Mar;85(3):165-6. doi: 10.2471/blt.07.020307.


A United States network of laboratories, initially created to protect the health of US service personnel by doing local research and disease surveillance, has become a major public health presence in the developing countries where it operates.

Publication types

  • News

MeSH terms

  • Biomedical Research / organization & administration*
  • Humans
  • Military Personnel*
  • Population Surveillance / methods
  • Public Health Practice*
  • United States
  • World Health Organization