On Call in Action: Rooftop Accident in Brazil

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: Rooftop Accident in Brazil…

Study Abroad Etiquette: Brazil

Before students travel abroad, encourage them to brush up on their etiquette so they can comfortably adjust to their new surroundings. In this blog, we’re sharing tips to help your students embrace the local culture and avoid common etiquette mistakes in Brazil. Greetings and Punctuality Brazilians are known to be friendly, relaxed people and tend…

On Call in Action: Hurricane Irma Evacuation

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. Hurricane Irma Evacuation     …

Stress and Study Abroad: A Guide for Administrators

Although studying abroad can be a wonderful experience, a different culture and new environment can also create unique stressors. How can you help your students manage stress when studying abroad? Read our advice below and share with your students to help them prepare for a less stressful trip abroad. Be Prepared: Students should take the…

On Call in Action: Ebola Outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo

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: Ebola Outbreak in the…

Diabetes and Air Travel: A Guide for Your Travelers

Traveling can be exciting and rewarding, but traveling with a chronic medical condition can sometimes add additional stress and complexity. One of the most common chronic diseases affecting travelers is diabetes. In fact, according to the American Diabetes Association, 1.5 million Americans are diagnosed every year. “Travelers with diabetes face a special challenge; however, most…

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…

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…

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…

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…