International Travel Training
Becton Dickinson Hall
February 24, 2012, 12:00 – 1:20pm
12:05 – 12:10pm Karen Charron – Introduction, purpose, Personal responsibility
12:10 – 12:30pm Richard Dunning and Karen Charron – ISOS, Safety, Housing, Resources,
International Health Travel warning countries, forms, ethics modules
12:30 – 12:50pm Luke Mullany and Melinda Munos– Case Studies of field experiences
Communication, money, overall safety, transportation, alcohol, dress &
culture, and conflict resolution
12:50 – 1:10pm Noreen Hynes – PREVENTion Highlights , food, water, environmental
1:10 – 1:20 pm Q&A
JHU Policies and Forms:
Center for Global Health handbook and forms:
CGH Overseas Travel Release Form
CGH Emergency Information Sheet
CGH Personal Health Information and Checklist
International Health Travel Policy and forms:
Required forms and policies for students in the Department of International Health
Information to Students Travel Abroad
International Travel Checklist
Travel to Countries with Travel Warnings Form
Online Training: Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics
Ethical Challenges in Short-Term Glovbal Health Training
A series of ten cases that may arise during short term training abroad.
Complete before travel and PDF certificates for submission
International SOS (ISOS):
All university students, staff and faculty are covered by the International SOS.
A Medical assistance, international healthcare and security assistance company.
Print your ISOS card before travel
Additional Important Travel Resources:
CDC Traveler’s Health –
Comprehensive website with country-specific and disease-specific information
Illness and Injury Abroad
Stay healthy survival safety guide
Yellow Book 2012: CDC Health Information for International Travel
Maryland Travel Health Resources:
Maryland Resources list of travel medicine practitioners.
JHMI Travel Medicine Clinic:
Individual travel consultations
Hynes, Noreen A., MD, MPH, DTM
Johns Hopkins Travel and Tropical Medicine JH Outpatient Center
601 North Caroline Street, 7th Floor
Outpatient Center-7th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21205
Telephone: [+1] (410) 955-8931
U.S. Department of State (DOS)
The U.S. Department of State's (DOS) website (www.travel.state.gov) includes helpful
information about the services provided by American embassies abroad. DOS has also developed
web pages specifically for travelers participating in a study-abroad program.
Travel Warning list:
For countries on this list, additional clearance will be needed before travel.
See IH Travel Policies and Forms
U.S. State Department Visas Page:
Guidance on Visa’s.
Obtained following with country-specific embassy instructions.
International Students work with embassy of citizenship
U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook)
Publishes a fact book that is also available online and includes information about
climate, terrain, and natural hazards in each country.