Meet International SOS' team of "Men in Bandages" at Indonesia Miner 2018 Mining Conference and Exhibition 11-12 April 2018. Challenge yourself in a first aid skill test and win prizes.
It is a fact that a person could go days without food and hours without water, but would last only a few minutes without air. Air is pivotal to us, but what happens to your employees in countries where there is hazardous air pollution? Can it stop your people from achieving your business objectives?
The term “Cardiovascular disease” covers a multitude of illnesses. Coronary artery disease is common; if left untreated, it could lead to a heart attack.
There is an estimated 100 million cases of dengue fever each year with an increasing number of infected international travellers on the rise. As businesses continue to expand the urbanisation of previous rural areas, dengue has become a risk for employees working in tropical climates.
Diphtheria is a serious, sometimes deadly, infection caused by Corynebacterium diphtheriae bacteria. These release a toxin into the body that causes a range of symptoms. Most cases of diphtheria occur in non-immunized or inadequately-immunized persons.
Female travel safety has made international headlines, especially following a number of attacks in India. Today, there are more women travelling for business than ever before and organisations are looking for support and advice to help business travellers and expats stay protected; ensuring their work is uninterrupted.
Good health is central to human happiness and well-being. It also makes an important contribution to business growth as a healthy workforce is more productive.
It is World Hepatitis Day on 28 July 2015. Viral hepatitis is responsible for the death of about 1.5 million people each year and many of these deaths could be prevented. At International SOS, we are supporting the World Health Organization’s initiative to act now and prevent infection and death from hepatitis.
Every year many business travellers contract unpleasant diseases such as typhoid, yellow fever, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B. Suddenly a productive and successful business trip turns into weeks off work, recovering from an acute illness that could so easily have been avoided.
End Malaria for Good: Supporting World Malaria Day in the call for high-level commitment to the vision of a world free of malaria. We are raising awareness through global health promotion activities in local communities, remote locations, our offices and clinics.
The recent spike in cases of MERS is a matter of growing concern to businesses with people travelling through, or working, in the Middle East. Over 800 cases of MERS have been reported worldwide, including at least 300 deaths; in Saudi Arabia there have been 688 cases with 282 deaths.
GET YOURSELF A HEALTHIER SMILE.
Take care of your smile
Practise oral hygiene every day:
A good oral hygiene routine can reduce your risk of
developing oral diseases