Key Health and Safety Partners

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Mar 23, 2015


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Key Health and Safety Partners

As part of our health and safety strategy, we utilize a wide variety of resources and work closely with a number of partners who bring specialized services and expertise. Below is a list of key partners and the resources and services they provide:

U.S. State Department

  • Country-specific security information
  • Direct access to Diplomats and Regional Security Officers in each consulate/embassy
  • Employee training
  • Diplomatic Briefings/Inter-Port Diplomat

OSAC – Overseas Security Advisory Council

  • Member of OSAC
  • Daily alerts and risk assessment reports
  • Direct access to Regional Risk Analysts
  • Employee training

V.Ships/SSG – Vessel Management

  • Vessel management, navigation, safety, and security
  • Direct access to port agents with local knowledge

United Healthcare Global

  • Medical and evacuation insurance for all Participants
  • Assessment of medical facilities in each country
  • Itinerary-specific medical evacuation plan
  • Daily health alerts
  • Advice, resources and support to the onboard medical
  • Medical evacuation services to higher level of care
  • Travel assistance related to medical emergencies
  • 24/7 Emergency Response Center

United Health Care World Watch Risk Assessment Group

  • Risk Assessments for each county
  • Daily safety and security alerts
  • Risk assessment training and consultation

Vikand

  • Maritime medical advisors who manage the ship’s medical clinic
  • Advice, resources and support to the onboard medical team

The Association of International Educators (NAFSA)

  • As an active member, Semester at Sea has direct access to a network of NAFSA health, safety and security resources

The Forum on Education Abroad

  • As an active member, Semester at Sea has direct access to a network of Forum health, safety and security resources

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