UW Staff and Students
UW Global Support: Global Health, Safety & Security
Provides a number of useful links to resources and presentations on staying safe and healthy when traveling abroad.
U.S. Department of State: Students Abroad
Web site designed to offer college-age Americans a one-stop reference for international travel.
CDC: Traveling Students
Prepare for a safe and healthy study abroad experience by following CDC's travel health tips for students.
UW International Emergency Phone Line: +1-206-643-0513
Global Health Resource Center: +1-206-685-7362
HTH International (Medical Evacuation Insurance): +1-610-254-8771
WHO: Disease Outbreak News
Epidemic and Pandemic Alert and Response (EPR)
International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM)
Promoting healthy travel worldwide.
Google/CDC: Flu Trends
Google.org (Google's philanthropic organization) has partnered with the CDC and uses aggregated Google search data to estimate flu activity in your state up to two weeks faster than traditional systems.
HealthMap: Global Disease Alert Map
This site pulls data from a wide variety of sources including PROMed, WHO, Google News, and more to map out where there are current disease outbreaks worldwide. You can click on a tag on the map to get details about a particular outbreak.
Pandemic Flu / Avian Flu
One-stop access to U.S. Government avian and pandemic flu information.
CIA: The World Fact Book
Provides a wealth of information about individual countries including geography, economy, transportation, military, and general background information.
Medline Plus: Traveler's Health
Tips, guides, and tools for the international traveler from the National Institutes of Health.