Wilderness Medical Society founder Paul Auerbach, M.D., took a moment to thank Global Rescue for helping oversee the operations of University Hospital in Port-au-Prince after the devastating earthquake.
“Within a day, four GR professionals, already in the country on other business, came to the hospital with a phone. Even though they had completed their work in Haiti on behalf of GR and its clients, and were scheduled to leave the country, they volunteered to assist at the hospital. They remained overnight as volunteers at the hospital to observe all aspects of the activities in order to create a report, which was very helpful in determining what additional persons, supplies and other support were necessary at night to care for patients…”
Tips for Disability Travel
If you are traveling with a disability, planning a trip—especially internationally—can be met with daunting obstacles. Disabled travel is a reality experienced by most of the millions of disabled people who travel each year. A recent report by MMGY Global, Portrait of Travelers with Disabilities: Mobility and Accessibility revealed that “nearly all (96%) of […] Read More
Travel Stories: COVID on a French River Cruise
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