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Albania's telemedicine network is completely integrated and functional following a large-scale effort by U.S. and Albanian partners to overhaul a dozen facilities around this small country in southeastern Europe.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District, in partnership with U.S. Embassy Tirana's Office of Defense Cooperation and U.S. Agency for International Development, managed renovation of 12 telemedicine centers over five years in a $1.9 million venture funded through European Command's humanitarian-assistance program. The final four facilities went online earlier this year.
Albania telemedicine network fully connected
11/6/2015 9:41:00 AM
In Pirot, a municipality with nearly 300 registered disabled children under the age of 18, those with mental disabilities currently remain at home because there are no adequate care institutions, government officials said. 
Once the new center is constructed, it will be used to full capacity, said Natasha Stasha Stankovic, representing a local NGO serving the blind and visually impaired.
US to build day care centers for disabled Serbian youth
9/4/2015 7:49:00 AM
Lt. Col. Michelle Garcia, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District deputy commander, presents a commemorative key plaque to Lt. Gen. Frank Kisner, NATO Special Operations Headquarters commander, following the unit’s headquarters facility ribbon-cutting at SHAPE in Mons, Belgium Dec. 12, 2012. NATO special operations forces, comprised of 26 member nations and 3 non-NATO partners, completed a new, state-of-the-art 23,000-square-foot administrative headquarters building. The USACE-managed $19 million project was completed in 23 months through a partnership with the joint venture contractors Bilfinger-Berger and Besix. During construction, 116 local subcontractors and suppliers were involved and local building materials were utilized. The facility meets strict environmental and energy savings standards and is U.S. Green Buildings Council LEED Silver certifiable.
NATO opens allied special forces HQ
1/18/2013 2:39:00 AM