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Focus on Mental Health

The PEME team together with their accredited clinics provide advice and information on a range of illnesses affecting crew.

The latest health focus from PEME and People Claims is on mental health issues on-board.

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Zika Updates

We are offering every seafarer around the globe free access to Videotel’s new training video: “Zika Virus – Staying Safe”

On February 1, 2016, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the Zika virus a Public Health Emergency of International Concern (PHEIC). Local transmission has been reported from Africa, the Americas, and the Pacific and it is expected to continue to spread.

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New yellow fever vaccination requirements for travellers

Amendment to the period of validity of the international certificate of vaccination against yellow fever, which is now extended to the life of the person vaccinated

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NIVA Course

Halcyon Marine participated in the course entitled Occupational Safety and Health Risks on board ships held in Reykjavik, Iceland.

April 25-27, 2016

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Visit to London UK P&I Club Office

Dr. Glennda Canlas (of Halcyon Maritime Healthcare Systems Manila) recently visited the UK P&I Club PEME team at the London office. Following a meeting to discuss PEME matters, Dr. Glennda joined Director Sophia Bullard, Loss Prevention Director Stuart Edmonston and London based approved physician and consultant Dr. Jonathan Levy for lunch at St. Katherine’s Dock.

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Halcyon participates in filming of Steamship Insurance health video

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It pays to be careful

With shipping companies ever mindful of balancing the welfare of crew with cost, quality medical examinations are often the first and most vital step in avoiding expensive claims

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