Senegal Uses U.S.-Donated Field Hospitals in Fight Against COVID-19 

Senegal Uses U.S.-Donated Field Hospitals in Fight Against COVID-19 

In October 2019, the United States donated two deployable field hospitals to the Senegalese Armed Forces through the Africa Peacekeeping Rapid Response Partnership.  The $6.5 million dollar donation of the hospitals and associated medical training is designed to support the Senegalese military by offering heightened medical capacity in the field.  This investment is already paying dividends in the form of ensuring access to healthcare and treatment for the people of Senegal as one these hospitals, and the trained medical personnel, has been deployed to the Senegalese city of Touba to assist in the emergency response to the Covid-19 outbreak.