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Latvia, Republic of

Capital: RigaArea: 64.589 km2Population: 2.261.100Official Language: LatvianArmed Forces Personnel: 5.000Medical Officers: 50Missions: multiple
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Surgeon General
Dr Normunds Vaivads MD
Major

Latvia National Armed Forces JHQ
J4 MED Division
Krustabaznicas 9
Riga
LV 1006
LATVIA

Structure

Medical service is lead by Medical division, J-4 Department, of the JHQ. 

Medical platoons are organic to combat units.
4 Military medical centres (ambulatory health care) in Riga, Liepaya, Lielvarde, Adazi (collocated with main Latvian Army military bases). 

Military Hospitals
None

Number of the Medical Service Personnel
Medical doctors
Doctor assistants
Medical nurses
Dentists
Medical personnel total
46
46
43
4
150


Field Deployments 

Missions 

Soft skin military ambulances
KFOR 1997 – 2009
OIF 2003 – 2008
ISAF 2003 –
11
Role 1 medical support to Latvian con tingent
Role 1 medical support to Latvian con tingent
Role 1 medical support to Latvian con tingent


Section Defence Forces Dental Services

Shanghai, China

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SDFDS is the Section Defence Forces Dental Services from the FDI. Every year prior to the FDI annual congress we organize an annual meeting. This meeting contains of a cultural day and a scientific program of 2 days, in which international military dentists share their experiences, challenges and latest developments.

The next meeting will be from 29 AUG-1SEPT in Shanghai, China

Events

05/11/2020 - 05/15/2020
53th COMEDS
09/01/2020 - 09/04/2020
FDI World Dental Congress 2020
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