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TTUHSC Safety and Security Initiative

To ensure TTUHSC students participating in an international program or activity have access to any medical or security services needed while abroad, TTUHSC has implemented a two-component safety & security initiative:

  1. International health & medical evacuation insurance provided by HTH Worldwide.
  2. Security & advisory services, including pre-trip planning, on-line travel security information, and lost document assistance, provided by International SOS.
SERVICES PROVIDED

HTH Worldwide

Medical


  • Emergency evacuation
  • Medically-supervised repatriation
  • Companion ticket
  • Additional travel and accommodation arrangements after medical evacuation
  • Repatriation of mortal remains
  • Medical monitoring
  • Inpatient admission and identification of receiving physician Visit HTHstudents.com to located in-network providers in your host country.

Security


  • Political security and natural disaster evacuation services

International SOS

Medical


  • Emergency and routine medical advice both before and during a trip
  • Pre-trip information on travel health issues
  • Medical and dental referrals
  • Outpatient referrals
  • Outpatient case management
  • Claims assistance
  • Outpatient medical expense guarantee and payment
  • Inpatient medical expense guarantee, cost review and payment
  • Dispatch of medication and medical supplies

Security


  • Urgent and non-urgent travel security assistance and advice by telephone
  • Daily online and email updates on the latest travel security developments
  • Special Advisory emails with advice in response to significant travel security incidents
  • Security and travel information on 220 countries and more than 330 cities
  • Coordination of post-evacuation debriefs and counselling

Travel


  • Legal referrals
  • Emergency message transmission
  • Translations and interpreters
  • Lost document advice
  • Ground transportation and accommodations for accompanying family members
  • Emergency personal cash advances
HOW TO USE EACH COMPONENT

Click here for more information about HTH Worldwide and the mandatory insurance.

Click here for more information about International SOS and the mandatory pre-travel briefing.
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