The following provide information critical to the health and safety of those working in other countries.
International Standards & Practice Guidelines (IS&Gs)
United States Standards & Guidelines
- CDC Travelers’ Health Critical information for both travelers and clinicians. See especially:
—Find a Clinic
—Disease Directory Note: CDC has several disease topic indexes. This is specific for Travelers Health. (See also CDC Global Health)
—Occupational Exposures to HBV, HCV, & HIV and Postexposure Prophylaxis
- 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.