Travel & health-Team safety

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The following provide information critical to the health and safety of those working in other countries.

International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)

  1. Travel & Health topics
  2. International travel and health programs

United States Standards & Guidelines

  1. CDC Travelers’ Health Critical information for both travelers and clinicians. See especially:
    Destinations
    Travel Notices
    Find a Clinic
    Disease Directory Note: CDC has several disease topic indexes.  This is specific for Travelers Health. (See also CDC Global Health)
    Resources
        —Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, & HIV and Postexposure Prophylaxis
    Yellow Book
  2. U.S. Department of State-Travel  See especially:
    Alerts & Warnings
    Crisis Situations
    Medical Emergencies
    Smart Traveler Enrollment Program
    A-Z Index for International Travel

Missions Specific Best Practices Documents

(Demonstrate Compliance with International Standards & Guidelines)

I. FAITH-BASED ORGANIZATION (FBO) OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A. Best Practices in Global Health Missions (BPGHM)
Team Safety–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.

II. SECULAR OPEN-ACCESS DOCUMENTS:
A.New England Journal of Medicine Global Health See especially:
Medical Considerations before International Travel 2016
Security of Health Care and Global Health 2014
Courting Danger while Doing Good — Protecting Global Health Workers from Harm 2010–No references to IS&Gs but appears to demonstrate compliance.
Updated: Mar 2017