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Ambassador Goosby Site Visit

February 24, 2010
Ambassador Goosby visited MHRP’s implementing partner, the Nigeria Ministry of Defense

Ambassador Goosby visited MHRP’s implementing partner, the Nigeria Ministry of Defense (NMOD) Emergency Plan Implementing committee (EPIC), on February 24, 2010. During his visit, Ambassador Goosby participated in a meeting with COL Ayemoba (representing the chairman of the EPIC from NMOD, Brig. Gen. Tor Umar). The ambassador commended the DOD-NMOD achievements to date, highlighting especially the program's contributions in aligning the response to the HIV and AIDS epidemic with those of PEPFAR's, noting NMOD's significant role of transitioning from recipient to jointly contributing partner. Ambassador Goosby encouraged continued cooperation between DOD and NMOD and identifying opportunity to creating a more integrated and sustainable approach.