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Monkeypox Global Outbreak Update

There is currently a global outbreak of monkeypox involving countries that do not usually have the disease and without apparent links to endemic countries. Download ISOS_Monkeypox_A4 Infographic Poster GBTA On 23 July the Director General of the World Health Organization (WHO) declared monkeypox a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). The emergency committee that…

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A New Way to Travel!

A Segway is a battery powered electric vehicle.  Divvy is a bike share program in Chicago. Bird and Lime are electronic scooters.  What do all these things have in common? They are alternative modes of transportation, now being used by many travelers. Does your corporate travel policy encompass these new alternatives to the traditional forms…

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Travel Risk Management and Sustainability…Connecting the Dots

By GBTA Risk Committee and GBTA Sustainability Committee   How organizations manage the health, safety and security of their employees on business travel is not only part of their Duty of Care legal obligation, but also bears heavy influence on their GRI sustainability score. Corporate sustainability is an organization’s activities that demonstrate their work towards…

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Active Shooter Situation: A Look at How to Respond

The recent Las Vegas attack, where at least 59 people died and more than 500 others were injured by an active gunman on the 32nd floor of a hotel, has re-ignited the thought in everyone’s mind around active shooter preparedness and the best way to respond in emergency situations. The definition of an active shooter…

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After the Hurricane: An Overview of Hidden Health Risks

The following post is written by Reade Bush, PA-C, Assistant Medical Director, Generali Global Assistance on behalf of the GBTA Risk Committee. Three recent hurricanes that struck Houston, Florida and Puerto Rico, have left many short- and long-term health effects which will make for a very difficult recovery process. In the first days of a…