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  • Air pollution: Should you be concerned?

    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!

  • Coronavirus Disease, mari cegah dan hindari penyebaran COVID-19

  • Dengue fever Dengue Fever Thumbnail Image

    There is an estimated 390 million cases of dengue fever each year with an increasing number of infected international assignees 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.

  • Good health: Food safety World Health Day thumb

    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.

  • Hepatitis injection in arm

    It is World Hepatitis Day on 28 July 2021. An estimated 325 million people worldwide live with a hepatitis infection, which can cause liver cirrhosis, cancer and viral hepatitis-related deaths. At International SOS, we are supporting the World Health Organization’s initiative to act now and prevent infection and death from hepatitis.

  • Malaria Anopheles mosquito

    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.

  • MERS-CoV

    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.

  • Natural Disasters

    Tsunamis, floods and forest fires happen all too often, as do earthquakes, hurricanes and other extreme weather events. Global organisations consider their business travellers and expatriates are at medium risk of hurricanes, typhoons and tsunamis whilst on assignment. 52% of large organisations report dealing with occurrences of these threats over a three-year period.

  • Petty crime

    Well-dressed business travellers, carrying smart phones and laptops, are at increased risk of being victims of petty crimes like pick-pocketing. 46% of large organisations report dealing with occurrences of this threat over a three-year period.

  • Rabies

    Rabies occurs on every continent except Antarctica - and spans over 150 countries. It is estimated that over 55,000 people die of the disease each year.

  • ROAD ACCIDENTS Road Accident

    Road safety isn't just about being a safer driver. Sometimes, the safest option is not to drive at all. If you don’t know the rules of the road, highway conditions, or local language, you may be better off arranging transportation with a trusted and vetted provider.

  • Smoking World No Tobacco Day Thumb

    Tobacco kills nearly 6 million people a year and contributes to many of the world’s “lifestyle” illnesses including diabetes and cardiovascular disease. People who smoke have an increased risk of cancer of the lung and other organs.

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