What is languishing? What does languishing look and feel like? Claire Agate and Dr Rachel Lewis explain this latest phenomenon arising from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Karien Basson, International SOS Air Ambulance Base Manager, details some of the challenges when transporting patients with COVID-19, by fixed-wing air ambulance within Africa.
Sarah Balzani-Matulik, International SOS Security Manager, sheds light on the heightened political tensions and violent anti-government protests in Senegal.
International SOS health experts break down nine of the most common misconceptions regarding COVID-19 vaccines, we have encountered so far.
There was a time where the COVID-19 death toll had passed 100. We sat down with Dr Mark Parrish, International SOS Regional Medical Director, and reflected on the lessons we have learned so far.
This year has been quite the storm with COVID-19, which has caused many challenges, including for people living with diabetes.
As polls in Cote d’Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger and others approach in the coming weeks and months, it is necessary to monitor developments and identify local triggers for unrest and instability.
Dr Anthony Renshaw, Regional Medical Director in the European Health Consulting Practice, details the additional importance of the flu vaccine this year due to COVID-19.
For the Americas, one key issue ahead is the potential impact of hurricanes. Sean Shtofman, Security Specialist at International SOS, shares tips to keep in mind prior to, during, and after natural disasters.
Baani Gambhir, Coordinating Security Specialist, details COVID-19 related requests ranging from advice to evacuations.
Laura Clark, Security Specialist at International SOS, uncovers how relationship building with clients has made all the difference in delivering better results during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Povilas Leskauskas, International SOS Security Specialist in London, details challenges posed by the travel restrictions amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr Rodrigo Fernandez, Medical Director at International SOS, shares a personal story as we begin to see pinpricks of light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel.
As the COVID-19 Pandemic continues to evolve, our International SOS doctors are on hand to provide on-the-ground insights in the Middle-East and North Africa.
The ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to send ripples around the globe. International SOS doctors are on hand to provide on-the-ground insights in Europe.
The ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to send ripples around the globe. International SOS doctors are on hand to provide on-the-ground insights in Africa.
The ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to send ripples around the globe. International SOS doctors are on hand to provide on-the-ground insights in the Americas.
The ever-evolving COVID-19 pandemic continues to send ripples around the globe. International SOS doctors are on hand to provide on-the-ground insights in Asia-Pacific.
Dr Anthony Renshaw, Medical Director in the Europe Health Consulting Practice at the International SOS office in London, talks about the impact of climate change on health issues.
Shweta Gupta, MD, our Senior Medical Adviser, discusses air pollution in Delhi and the measures taken to combat it. Check out the full article.
Travelling from Monaco to Afghanistan, Dr Rodrigo Rodriguez-Fernandez discusses one global epidemic that threatens these two very different locations.
International SOS partnered with Relate six years ago. Here, Relate CEO, Neil Robinson discusses how his charity makes a difference and changes lives.
Air pollution is a topic being discussed almost daily in the news, and is included in many health and environment forums.
A new study uncovers the physical, emotional and psychological effects business travel has on your mobile workforce.
Jamal Said Bakarsyum, a Security Manager from Singapore, recently came back from a trip to Palu, Indonesia, following the earthquake and tsunami in September.
The ubiquity of the cloud, WiFi and cheaper roaming charges enable travellers to always be connected – but also creates new targets for cyber criminals. Learn how to stay protected.
Natali Steyn, Clinical Governance Nurse Assistant at International SOS, sheds light on the importance of clinical governance during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the context of being an islander, TeleConsultation is a valuable resource that has gained greater importance over time, even more in the current pandemic.
Ahead of World Malaria Day 2021 on 25 April, Dr Dave Knight, Medical Doctor at International SOS, discusses how we help our clients prevent malaria.
Liliana Martinez, International SOS Security Manager, sheds light on the violent protests in Spain over the detainment of Spanish rapper, Hablo Hasél.
Christmas can be a time when feelings of loneliness, experiences of conflict and financial challenges are heightened. Discover tips to help you protect your mental health and wellbeing this Christmas.
Liliana Martinez, International SOS Security Manager, sheds light on Ethiopia's Tigray crisis and what it means for the country's travel risk.
The United States general elections are some of the most fraught in the country’s history. This blog highlights best practices for addressing concerns about protests and safe voting practices on the day.
Although the outbreaks of COVID-19 appear to be increasing in size, why does the death rate appear to be falling? Dr Dominique Eggermont, International SOS Medical Director, shares his insights.
As countries and regions continue to impose global travel restrictions, this has resulted in significant business and logistical challenges around the world.
International SOS Director of Public Health and co-Head of Sustainability, Francesca Viliani, discusses how COVID-19 has changed the role of sustainability for businesses.
The dreaded third quarter of isolation has loomed upon us. But what tips can we glean from those who spend their lives in seclusion?
Frederic Rolland, Clinic Manager at International SOS, sheds light on what he has experienced over the past few months in N’Djamena, the capital city of Chad, at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic.
International SOS provides a medical evacuation to a Kenyan national requesting immediate medical support from Myanmar to Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Concerns grew as our client, a large electronics conglomerate in China, was worried about their employees being stranded in Dubai or deported back to Santiago due to COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Responding to a significant epidemic such as Ebola or COVID-19 requires a whole business response, where health issues are both a factor in non-health decisions but also a response in its own right.
International SOS Security Manager in Dubai, Liliana Martinez conducts hotel assessments in the various regions to advise clients on selecting hotel and security across Eastern and Southern Africa.
Remy Haggard, Security Specialist, recently returned from a trip to Niger to investigate the growing threat from Islamist militancy.
International SOS Security Manager in Johannesburg, Kousar Abrahams, shares what to anticipate and how to prepare for potential disruptions as the 2021 Ugandan general elections approaches.
International SOS Brianna Petzak shares her trip to Montego Bay and Kingston, to gather information, assess the local security environment, vet logistics and security providers on the ground.
Security Specialist, Alessandro Almerigogna, shares his account on how we carry out country visits to support our clients in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
While crossing the border from one Eastern African country to another, Security Manager - Liliana Martinez, was pulled over for what appeared to be a routine stop.
The Abqaiq and Khurais oil facilities in Saudi Arabia were targeted by drones, causing the production of 5.7 million barrels a day to be suspended, the biggest ever disruption to oil production.
Michael Rogers, a Security Manager based in Philadelphia was part of a team that facilitated an evacuation of a large number of employees from the path of Hurricane Dorian.
Security Specialist, Louise Hogan, discusses Cyber Security and what your travellers can do to best protect themselves and their devices.
Cyclone Idai made landfall in Beira, Mozambique on 15 March, and swept through to Malawi and Zimbabwe. Security manager, Holly McGurk, gives her account of how we supported clients.
When violent unrest broke out in Sudan’s major cities in late December 2018, the security team deployed to Khartoum to monitor the situation more closely.
Coordinating Security Manager, Liliana Martinez, shares how we supported our clients and their people.
Security Director, Rob Condina, advises on what to consider when in crowded places this holiday season.
Arnaud Vaissié, International SOS' Co-Founder, Chairman and CEO, has authored the foreword in an exclusive new paper from KPMG.