The Medical Incident Management Guideline is drafted based on intimate knowledge of the host country medical infrastructure and serves as reference document for expatriate workers in cases of medical emergencies or illness. The document provides a clear-cut protocol to follow when an expatriate is seriously injured or suffers from an illness or ailment. The MIMG provides information on who should be contacted for treatment, who should be informed, where the most appropriate facility is and who the most suitably qualified medical practitioner would be to treat the patient.
The document provides guidelines for emergency medical evacuation by air ambulance, helicopter or vehicle depending on the site of operation. The MIMG provides information on suitable landing sites for assistance companies and preferred routes to take to those sites.
Finally the document provides general guidelines on health precautions, malaria self testing and the contents of the personal medical kit and it’s use in the treatment of minor ailments.