Helping Travelers Everyday: Global Emergency Assistance Snapshot

Special Edition: Medical Assistance in Remote & Challenging Locations Read our latest global emergency assistance snapshot for an inside look at how On Call’s assistance experts worked together behind the scenes—24/7/365—to provide support to our travelers in need of medical assistance in remote/challenging locations around the globe. Haiti A nurse on a faith-based mission fell

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: March 2024

AMERICAS Gangs and Violence Increase Across the Americas Organized and powerful gangs have been a rising issue across the Americas, with large-scale gang-related violence in 2024 particularly pronounced in both Ecuador and Haiti. This is in addition to the continued increase of organized criminal groups in Mexico, Nicaragua, and Colombia, though the problem is acute

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Female Travel Safety: Insights & Strategies from On Call’s Security Team

Even in today’s progressive and inclusive world, women continue to face unique risks and challenges when traveling. In celebration of International Women’s Day, On Call’s Security Team shares insights and strategies to help mitigate these risks and challenges, while also empowering women to explore the world with more confidence, assurance, and strength; and most importantly,

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Travel Assistance 101: How to Prepare for an Unexpected Legal Crisis Abroad

When traveling in a foreign country, you’re also subject to its laws and regulations — so it’s important to be prepared just in case you find yourself in an unexpected legal snafu while traveling overseas. Read on to learn how. 1) Understand Your Destination: First and foremost, make sure to gather as much information as

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Travel Assistance 101: What is a Rescue Nurse?

Here at On Call, we have a team of caring and compassionate Rescue Nurses who are ready to help our travelers get home safely from anywhere, at any time.  Typically if a traveler is medically stable, alert, and conscious, a commercial evacuation with a Rescue Nurse is the best transport option. From bedside to bedside,

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Travel Health Update With On Call’s Chief Medical Officer: What You Should Know About Common Respiratory Illnesses

Respiratory illnesses such as a cold, COVID-19, RSV, and the flu are common, but even more so in the colder months of the year, when more time is spent indoors. On Call’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Michelle Nathan, says, “The CDC is currently monitoring respiratory illness around the world, and some countries have reported elevated

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On Call’s Global Risks Review: Intelligence, Analysis & Insights for 2024

On Call International proudly presents its 2023/2024 Annual Global Risks Review. This timely and insightful risk intelligence publication features insights and analysis from On Call’s Global Security Team aimed at helping organizations make informed decisions about travel in the year ahead. This year’s publication not only takes a look back at critical events from 2023,

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Monthly Risk Spotlight: January 2024

AMERICAS From Economic Prosperity to Economic Uncertainty 2023 was a year of strong economic growth for the Western Hemisphere. Economic activity in the region was at its highest levels since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the region was able to grow at a rapid 4% rate, making it one of the fastest-growing regions

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