David R. Steinbruner*, Martin C M Bricknell, Robin Cordell, David C. McLoughlin

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In conclusion, VMOs can be a valuable and legitimate use of military medical resources in support of the wider counterinsurgency campaign by increasing access to health services for local communities. This chapter describes the policy framework and practical guidance for undertaking VMOs within the ISAF mission in Afghanistan.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConflict and Catastrophe Medicine a Practical Guide
Subtitle of host publicationSecond Edition
PublisherSpringer London
Number of pages14
ISBN (Print)9781848003514
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2009

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