Get Ready For Travel Challenges

Be advised that the medical systems of other countries are often very different than what we are accustomed to. Many countries have national health insurance plans and if you are not a citizen, you are expected to pay cash before services are rendered–even emergency services. This can result in delays or denials of the receipt of medical care. In some areas of the world, the medical care system is so primitive by Western standards that you would be safer to have some basic medicines with you and treat yourself rather than go to a local