Protecting the health of employees when traveling overseas

September 2010
Employee Benefit News;Sep2010, Vol. 24 Issue 12, p20
The article offers information on the precautions employees must take to protect their health, when going out of U.S. Employees should visit their doctors before the trip to check if they need any vaccination. Employees should carry their medicines in their original containers with proper labeling. They should also keep the telephone numbers of their doctors to consult in need when traveling overseas.


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