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Operation Sirona, Tranche 2 Canadian Forces medical personnel from 2 Field Ambulance and 1 Canadian Field Hospital, Garrison Petawawa.

Captain (Navy) Dr. Raymond Kao is the Chief of Medicine for the Canadian Forces Health Services and Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario

 Lieutenant (Navy) Dr. Jeff Praught is a General Duty Medical Officer with 2 Field Ambulance at Garrison Petawawa, Canadian Forces Health Services


Since December 2013, the has ravaged West Africa, in countries like Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone. A group of Canadian military health care workers were tasked in late November 2014 for Operation Sirona to augment the United Kingdom’s Operation GRITROCK at the Ebola Virus Disease Treatment Unit at Kerry Town, Sierra Leone. ...continue reading