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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.

HTH Worldwide


  • 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 to located in-network providers in your host country.


  • Political security and natural disaster evacuation services

International SOS


  • 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


  • 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


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

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.