Health and Insurance

                                   Traveler's Medical (and Evacuation) Insurance

    Medical Spanish Immersion does not provide insurance coverage. We ask you to consider any existing coverage you may have to evaluate the need for supplemental coverage specifically designed for travelers.

     Amex card holders can purchase "Travel Medical Protection" from American Express for as little as $59.00 per year. For more information, please contact 1-800-297-2900. 

Note: "Medical Spanish Immersion" coordinator, Alan Archibald carries "Travel Medical Protection."

      Exito Travel - the travel agency used by "Medical Spanish Immersion" - recommends www.travelex-insurance.com  Travelex can be reached by phone at 1-800-228-9792.

                                                          Traveler's Health

"Medical Information for Americans Traveling Abroad" by the U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs, is an excellent, comprehensive presentation. Please visit:  http://www.travel.state.gov/medical.html

Other traveler's health sites

      The Center for Disease Control:  http://www.cdc.gov (Click on "Travel Health," and again on                        "Immunizations.")

      The World Health Organization: http://www.who.int/ith  

      The International Association for Medical Assistance to Travelers:  http://www.iamat.org
      The International Society of Travel Medicine:  www.istm.org  

      World Clinic: www.worldclinic.com

Medical Information in Spanish

Medicina para Viajeros:  http://www.methodisthealth.com/spanish/travel/state.htm

Preguntale a NOAH:  http://www.noah-health.org/spanish/spxrsrc.html

InfoDoctor:  http://www.infodoctor.org/rafabravo/

Web de información médica:  http://www.fonendo.com/noticias/18/2001/12/1.shtml

Servidores de información médica:  http://www.mrbit.es/hsa/links/

Hispanic Health Issues --- Cross-cultural perspectives