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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?
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.
The term “Cardiovascular disease” covers a multitude of illnesses. Coronary artery disease is common; if left untreated, it could lead to a heart attack.
Peer-to-peer sharing of goods and services, including transport and accommodation facilitated through companies such as Uber and Airbnb, has transformed leisure travel in unprecedented ways. However, using these services for business-related travel creates new risk challenges for employers that need to be managed and mitigated.
There is no effective treatment and no vaccine available. Ebola is highly contagious so it is vital to prevent infection.
Defeat malaria: Supporting the World Health Organization 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.
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.
Top ten things to consider when in crowded places
In a crowded place during Christmas festivities, you are far more likely to be affected by the loss or theft of money, phone or other important possessions than you are by terrorism. Keep a close eye on your personal possessions at all times.