Protecting Your Travelers from Foodborne Illnesses

The recent outbreaks of E. coli and Salmonella in the U.S. draw attention to the possibility of acquiring a foodborne illness, even in resource-rich areas. And for travelers, the risks can be even higher. According to On Call’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. William Siegart, “When traveling, one should be mindful of foodborne illness risks, particularly…

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On Call in Action: Medical Issues in the Middle of Nowhere

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Medical Issues in the…

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Student Travel: A Q+A with Dr. William Siegart

While most college-age students have been aware of the risks of sexually transmitted diseases and the need to practice safe sex for years, reminding and educating study abroad students on the risks of sexually transmitted diseases provides yet another opportunity for institutions to prepare and help protect their constituents before they depart for their programs…

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On Call in Action: Security Concerns in Berlin

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Security Concerns in Berlin…

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Russia World Cup 2018: Safety Tips and Recommendations for Your Travelers

Authors: Betsy Perry and Ray Lyngdoh The Russia World Cup 2018 will take place amongst increasing diplomatic tensions, causing some additional safety and security concerns for visitors. However, if travelers take the right precautions, a safe and enjoyable experience is possible. Read on for safety tips and recommendations for those traveling to the Russia World…

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Trends & Developments in Global Risk [Free Q1-2018 Report]

Staying informed of trends and developments in global risk means doing more than just flipping through news articles on your smartphone or reading a daily news digest email in the morning. At its heart, risk management is a learning process. The basic measurement of risk is likelihood and impact, and managing risk means effectively comprehending…

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On Call in Action: Lost Travel Documents Abroad  

On Call International helps organizations and their travelers take a proactive and holistic approach to not only managing emergencies when they arise—but also planning for and even preventing them before they happen. Tune in each month to see how On Call International helps with travel problems, big and small, every day: Lost Travel Documents Abroad…

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Study Abroad Etiquette: Germany

According to the latest Open Doors Report, along with France, Germany is among the most popular study abroad European destinations for Americans. Share the following tips with your students to help them embrace the local culture and avoid common etiquette mistakes in Germany. Greetings and Gestures It is common to greet people with a handshake…

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Travel Risk Strategies: Advice to Follow if Arrested Abroad

Interacting with security and law enforcement officials in another country can be a nerve-racking experience, and in the event a visitor is accused of committing a crime, the situation can be even more stressful. It can also be difficult for organizations to plan and prepare for the possibility of having a traveler detained or arrested…

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Air Pollution & Travel: 4 Effective Strategies for a Healthier Trip

Outdoor pollution is a public health concern around the globe. Recent data from the World Health Organization (WHO) further illustrates how our health is compromised when exposed to air pollution that has accumulated in high-enough concentrations: Outdoor air pollution has grown 8% globally in the past five years, with billions of people around the world…

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