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The Walter Reed Army Institute of Research extends its research and development facilities across the world.

For over 50 years, the US Army Medical Research Directorate of the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences (USAMD-AFRIMS) has set the standard for tropical infectious disease research and development. Originally founded as the SEATO Laboratory and renamed AFRIMS in 1977 as a research facility, it has acquired new disease research missions to be responsive to meet new challenges.

The US Army Medical Research Directorate-Kenya (USAMRD-K) develops and tests improved means for predicting, detecting, preventing, and treating infectious disease threats important to the US Military. In addition, USAMRD-K conducts surveillance, training, research and response activities which are related to emerging infectious disease threats. USAMRD-K partners with US government agencies to execute the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and the President's Malaria Initiative (PMI).

The US Army Medical Research Directorate-Georgia (USAMRD-G) has begun to carry out a public health mission in collaboration with the Georgian Ministry of Health.

The US Army Medical Research Directorate-West (USAMRD-W), located in Tacoma, Washington, conducts applied research to protect, optimize and enhance Service Member psychological health, resilience and well-being.
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