THE PROBLEM

The U.S. military identifies malaria as the number one infectious disease threat to the health and operational readiness of deployed forces. Malaria is also a significant medical concern to the broader beneficiary population of the Military Health System as well given the number of military families living in or traveling to malaria endemic regions of the world. Service members and their families with familial ties to malaria endemic regions remain one of the highest risk groups for malaria in the United States, both in the military and civilian populations.

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Patrick Hickey
Mike Rajnic
Matt Eberly

The goal of KAPOS is to inform policy and practice guidelines that will reduce the burden of disease and improve quality of care.

PATRICK HICKEY, MD, COL, MC, USA
DIRECTOR OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS