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26 Jan 2015 description
infographic International SOS

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.

02 Oct 2014 description
report International SOS

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 Jul 2014 description
report International SOS

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.