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Travel Outside The United States: Preparations To Make

How To Have Access To Western Style Medical Care While Outside The U.S.

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In order to assure access to western style medical care, consider joining one of the following organizations before you go:

  • The International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers (IAMAT). IAMAT members are guaranteed treatment by English-speaking doctors should you need medical aide during your trip. IAMAT's Western-trained doctors are available in 125 countries. IAMAT is located at 317 Center Street, Lewiston, NY 14092 or offsite link tel. 716.754.4883.
  • TravelMed provides hotel house call service, oxygen and medical equipment in 826 cities in 82 foreign countries. (tel. 800-878-3627) or offsite link.

Consider purchasing travel insurance. See Travel Insurance Post Diagnosis

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