February 2019 World Health Report

In our February World Health Report, Dr Adrian Hyzler, Chief Medical Officer at Healix International, sheds light on several on-going outbreaks of infectious diseases causing concern for employers with global workforces.

February World Health Report Cover

What’s inside the February report?

  • EBOLA – could Ebola become an international concern?
  • MEASLES – cases of measles continue to rise across Europe and the Philippines amidst a growing anti-vaccine movement. Are we on our way to a crisis?
  • YELLOW FEVER – seasonal yellow fever continues to spread south across Brazil, and we advise on what you should do to prepare for Rio Carnival 2019.
  • DENGUE FEVER – is dengue fever on course to reach “epidemic” levels in Jamaica?
  • QUICK READ – the Anopheles mosquito, the vector that transmits malaria, has been found in amber dating back 100 million years.

Infectious Disease and Business Continuity for your Organisation

When a serious infectious disease strikes, you need to act fast to isolate the risk and close down the means of it spreading throughout your organisation. Are you prepared?  Healix can offer a free assessment of your current plans by a highly qualified specialist in pandemic planning. For more information, please contact us at enquiries@healix.com.

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