Latest news from SOS International

COVID-19: Updates

Since late December there have been an increasing number of cases of viral pneumonia caused by infection with the new coronavirus. The situation is constantly developing and the SOS International alarm centre has registered about 12.000 cases related to COVID-19 at this point in time.

Corona delays the repatriation of the deceased

Grounded airplanes and stringent health restrictions have led to an unintended consequence of the corona crisis: The repatriation of Nordic citizens who died during travel abroad has become complicated.

Special risk management for accidents involving electric cars

The market for electric and hybrid cars is growing as more and more people wish to contribute to reducing carbon dioxide emissions. What many do not know is that a collision with an electric car poses entirely new risks. SOS International will now train all towing workers in its Swedish roadside assistance network on how to safely handle electric cars.

SOS International delivers quality work

SOS International delivers quality work throughout the organisation. This has once again been proven as we have tested our daily business conduct in this year’s ISO audit.

Corona causes a breakthrough for video consultations

The number of video consultations with SOS International psychologists and physiotherapists has increased significantly during the corona crisis. It is expected that distance treatment has experienced its breakthrough

Look after your mental health while working from home

Robert Jonasen, chief psychologist of SOS International explains why you may be reacting emotionally during corona times and provides some advice on how to best maintain your mental health.

COVID-19: Comprehensive preparations and timely adjustments

In the last few months, COVID-19 has affected our ways of living and it has affected industries and companies worldwide, not least SOS International.

Medical escort at work during the Corona pandemic

While nations globally closed down in March like falling dominoes, medical escort Charlotte Bach Grønlund, a trained nurse, went to Cairo to help repatriate a Danish woman with a fractured femur.

Due care and diligence secured the readiness of IT when novel corona hit

Søren Kofoed Weeke had just completed his first 100 days as the CIO of SOS International when a pandemic turned all common work routines upside down and made extreme demands on the person in charge of IT.

The number of fraud investigations is growing - SOS International trains its staff

According to new figures from the Swedish organisation Larmtjänst, the number of attempted insurance frauds has increased between 2018 and 2019. However, the industry is also getting better at investigating and reporting suspected frauds to the police.

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