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Pollution affects business operations in many ways, from changes to traffic, vehicle design requirements, bans on burning, and even shutting some manufacturing plants at times. Does air pollution actually affect our health enough to warrant these actions? Several myths need to be dispelled!
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.
Top 15 Health and Security Advice on Hajj from International SOS and Control Risks.
Health and Security advice in advance of Hajj from International SOS and Control Risks
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.
Have you received vaccinations?