Medical equipment donation to the Armed Forces of Guinea

Ambassador Hankins speaking to local media following medical equipment donation to Armed Forces at camp Samory Toure (Embassy image)
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Ambassador Hankins, Minister of Defense Dr. Diane with US and Guinean Army Officers (Embassy image)

On April 13, 2016, Ambassador Hankins presented medical equipment to the Armed Forces of Guinea at a ceremony at camp Samory Toure, attended by the Minister of Defense Mohamed Diane. This gift was made possible by an HIV/AIDS prevention program implemented by the U.S. Department of Defense.

Ambassador Hankins said the United States are proud of their role in helping Guinea combat the spread of HIV/AIDS, and added that one of the priorities of the project is to provide infrastructure and equipment for HIV/AIDS testing, care, and treatment for all of Guinea’s military.