If you take any medication consistently, whether an over-the-counter or prescription drug, you need a plan to bring it across borders. Some over-the-counter medicines in one country could require a prescription in another. Some drugs commonly prescribed in one area could be illegal in another. Other countries may not manufacture the type of medication you […]
Travel Medical News
Travel medical plans cover your medical needs while traveling abroad while providing some trip insurance to cover your travel expenses. Here we will provide relevant updates relating to travel medical products and worldwide issues relating to international travel, health and medical news.
Are you allergic to any foods? Or do you have bad reactions like intestinal distress, migraines, or emotional symptoms? If so, you probably have systems for avoiding those foods in your home country. But going abroad means facing new challenges. Foods may be labeled in a less familiar language, or countries may not be required […]
Did you know that visiting a country with government-funded health care doesn’t automatically entitle you to health care in that country? Usually, you still have to pay for health care, including in emergencies. One exception is if your country and your host country have a reciprocal healthcare agreement. Imagine being able to leave your country […]
Planning a move overseas? Congratulations! Experiencing life in a different country is always exciting. Yet amidst the packing, putting together itineraries, and purchasing tickets, don’t forget about another important thing: your access to healthcare abroad. No one wants to think about being sick, getting injured, or running out of medication — but these are all […]
You’re ready to see the world. You also want to stay healthy while you do it, and to be a responsible traveler. This article shares nine immunizations required or recommended for travel abroad, and guidelines to research and plan your vaccinations. Immunization before travel protects your own health and your investment in your trip. Expert […]