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Health Risk Map 2015: Signs of improving private healthcare in Africa
• Foreign investment and new private hospitals lead to improved facilities in some parts of Africa
• Countries with improvements moving to a lower risk category include Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mongolia, Namibia, Nigeria, Rwanda and South Africa
• New ‘Large Rapidly Developing Countries’ category introduced
International SOS has released Health Risk Map 2015, a tool to help organisations understand the medical risks in the markets in which they operate.
Comprehensive resources regarding the Ebola outbreak are available on a dedicated website from International SOS - www.internationalsos.com/ebola. The information includes advice for individuals, travel precautions, latest updates and breaking news. The Ebola resources are downloadable and available free of charge. Among the site’s features are:
11 July 2014
• Number of June requests for advice up 400% on May
• Education toolkit made available to UN and other organisations
• Risk to business travellers is low, but vigilance required
International SOS has seen another rise in the number of requests for advice on Ebola in recent weeks.
Since 1 March, 2014 the medical and travel security group has received hundreds of requests for advice on the outbreak, which has spread to different countries in West Africa.