Travel

Application for Travel (LLUH)

All travelers will need to fill out the Loma Linda University Health travel application to get approval for their overseas trip.

COVID-19 International Travel

International service trips are canceled until further notice, referencing guidance from the CDC and US State Department regarding travel advisories and/or restrictions.

Currency Exchange

View currency exchange rates from 164 countries around the world.

Education

The Global Health Institute provides educational opportunities for healthcare professionals and leadership and hosts events to discuss global issues of interest.

Health Information

Visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website and pick your country from the drop-down list, scroll down to find information on health and security, including recommended vaccinations.

Immunizations

Visit the Center for Health Promotion Travel Clinic at Loma Linda University Health for required immunizations in your host country.

International Partner Sites & Loma Linda University Health Global Campuses

GHI collaborates with International Partner Sites in support of Loma Linda University Health's outreach mission, to improve health around the world. We send Loma Linda University employees, students, and other volunteer professionals to partner with other health professionals overseas to improve access and the quality of patient care.

ISOS - Emergency Response Service

International SOS is an emergency response service available to all travelers on a Loma Linda University Health-sponsored trip. You may login using the link above once we have given you the login information.

LLUH membership number: 11BCAS534711
Dedicated telephone number: +1-215-942-8478

Log in to internationalsos.com/members to sign up for health and security email alerts using your membership number.

Download the free Assistance App from app.internationalsos.com. If you would like to schedule a free personalized security or medical briefing, call ISOS direct at +1-215-942-8478.

Packing List

Suggestions on what to pack for your upcoming international trip. 

Passports

Please submit a copy of the face page in your current passport, which will ensure that if for any reason your passport is lost, damaged or stole while abroad, we can send a copy of your passport to the country you are visiting.

Quick Park Business VIP - LAX

Fast, simple, secure Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) parking. Save up to 50% when you use corporate code LLU. Download Quik Park Business VIP instructions here.

Share Your Mission Stories & Photos

Whether you've had a great experience serving overseas through Loma Linda University Health or know a dedicated LLUH volunteer who has changed lives around the globe, your story submission could be featured in a variety media platforms.

Smart Traveler Enrollment Program (STEP)

STEP is a free service to allow U.S. citizens and nationals traveling abroad to enroll their trip with the nearest U.S. Embassy or Consulate. This program provides you with important updates regarding the safety conditions in your destination.  

Travel Warnings

Visit the US State Department website and click on the tab to view travel alerts.

Visas

Check visa requirements for your host country to ensure that you have the proper visa necessary to travel to your destination. Please allow sufficient time to complete visa processing before your departure. For student related travel, please contact the SIMS office before applying for a visa.

World Factbook

Information, facts and figures about countries of the world. 


Culture Education

CultureGrams

CultureGrams™ is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world including country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Access to database is granted through an LLUH VPN.

Cultural Humility

As populations continue to increase, healthcare professionals are facing challenges to provide cross-cultural care to their patients. The study of cultural humility has been a gateway for healthcare professionals to self-reflect and examine their methods of administering care to patients. This presentation defines cultural humility as it relates to work ethics and patient dynamics. 

Online Mission Orientation for LLU Students and Faculty

Whether you've traveled before or not, serving overseas can be challenging. Learn how best to prepare and make the most of your time internationally. Please use your LLU credentials to enroll in this Canvas course.


Equipment, Supplies & Other Services

Equipment and Medical Supplies

GHI assists with triage and the procurement of appropriate medical equipment and supplies for overseas mission work.

International Conference Calling

GHI will help coordinate conference calls for approved LLUH international projects. Choose landline telephone conference calling or Zoom video conferencing.​ To learn more call 909-558-4420 or ext. 44420 from an on-campus telephone or fill out our online contact form.


Global News

DailyChatter

The DailyChatter is an independent and non-partisan organization that scours 20+ global news sources each day to bring concise content of the most important global news. Free subscription for LLUH employees, faculty and students. 

Global Health NOW

Global Health NOW, an initiative of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, is an essential daily read for anyone interested in U.S. and global public health. Every weekday, they aggregate and summarize the latest global health news — delivering all the day’s critical stories to your inbox. Free subscription for LLUH employees, faculty and students.