SOURCE: Europ Assistance USA

Europ Assistance USA

October 21, 2014 09:00 ET

Europ Assistance USA to Educate Travel Risk Managers on Ebola

Dr. Delaune, MD to Speak During Global Business Travel Association Webinar

BETHESDA, MD--(Marketwired - Oct 21, 2014) - Europ Assistance (EA) USA, the largest individual crisis protection provider, announced today that Chief Medical Officer Dr. Eugene Delaune will be participating in a webinar to keep risk managers and their travelers informed on Ebola's developments and the challenges associated with the virus.

Global health concerns have increased as the number of Ebola cases continues to rise within West Africa and new cases turn up outside of Africa. As a member of the Global Business Travel Association's (GBTA) Risk Committee, Dr. Delaune will be a panelist on an upcoming webinar entitled, "Risk Radar: Managing the Medical and Security Implications of the Ebola Epidemic - How Will You Protect Your Travelers?" The live webinar will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014 at 12:00 p.m. EDT and will review the Ebola outbreak from both a medical and security perspective.

Specifically, Dr. Delaune will educate participants on how Ebola is spreading and the basic strategies for preventing transmission. He will cover the predicted course of the virus and provide a significant list of resources to help webinar participants remain aware of any important developments. Visit the GBTA Academy for additional details and registration options.

About Europ Assistance USA
With 50 years of individual crisis protection experience, Europ Assistance provides immediate support and assistance to corporate customers and their employees when the unexpected happens worldwide. As the inventor of the assistance industry in 1963, Europ Assistance has handled more than 150 million cases in its history, and today manages one assistance every two seconds around the world via 35 24/7 multilingual assistance centers. Offering protective services for the corporate traveler, EA USA serves more than half of the Fortune 100, providing medical, security and personal assistance services that help companies achieve their global ambitions while ensuring the safety of their traveling employees. Headquartered in Bethesda, Md., EA USA is part of the Europ Assistance Group, which is owned by Global 500 insurance conglomerate Generali Group.

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