By David Suomi
Part 2: Preparing Your Travelers for International Healthcare Challenges
Some would say the benefits of traveling internationally are endless. For students, they can experience different cultures, taste exotic foods, learn new languages. For business travelers, they're able to form new organizational alliances and work face-to-face with staff who perhaps they've only ever communicated with virtually.
However, international travel does come with some risks, specifically health-related. Close to 10% of all international travelers who venture to high risk destinations will become sick enough to need medical attention. Injury from traffic accidents while traveling aboard account for the leading cause of death for U.S. citizens. ..