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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.

Ship owners, managers, and masters, as well as crewmembers have a responsibility for taking measures to prevent the illness from being passed on, as well as a duty to protect everyone on board.

Videotel, a KVH company and the world leader in maritime training and e-learning, has produced the “Zika Virus – Staying Safe” video and companion digital workbook with the assistance of the International Maritime Health Association (IMHA) and a panel of medical experts.


Please also help create awareness by forwarding this message to employees, colleagues, friends, and family who may be at risk.

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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.

Ship owners, managers, and masters, as well as crewmembers have a responsibility for taking measures to prevent the illness from being passed on, as well as a duty to protect everyone on board.

Videotel, a KVH company and the world leader in maritime training and e-learning, has produced the “Zika Virus – Staying Safe” video and companion digital workbook with the assistance of the International Maritime Health Association (IMHA) and a panel of medical experts.


Please also help create awareness by forwarding this message to employees, colleagues, friends, and family who may be at risk.

Find Out How to Protect Yourself from Zika!

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What the Training Covers:

Zika Virus – Staying Safe” helps crews, ship owners and managers, and other seafarers understand:
  • the nature of the disease: its symptoms, how it is treated, and how it spreads
  • how to avoid becoming infected
  • what to do if someone develops symptoms
  • the importance of keeping oneself and others safe from infection
  • the role of a pest management plan to avoid passive transportation of virus-infected mosquitoes on ships