‘International SOS’ runs the world’s leading evacuation and medical emergency services’ company. For the first time this company allows a film crew an inside look at its busiest alarm centre.
From its headquarters in Singapore, International SOS runs the world’s leading evacuation and medical emergency services’ company. With a global network of alarm centres in 45 cities in 42 countries, it carries out over 12,000 medical evacuations and over one million medical interventions each year.
The company’s more than 2,600 dedicated professionals, including over 750 doctors and paramedics, deployed across five continents, help with everything from medical training to crisis management, from inflight medical emergencies to health and immunisation advisories.
Whether it’s providing behind the scenes assistance to passengers on hijacked planes or arranging evacuations for recently released hostages, SOS takes risks to assist travellers escape from life or death situations.
For the first time this relatively unknown company has allowed a documentary film crew access to their operation to take an inside look at their busiest alarm centre, in Singapore, delving into individual rescues and going with SOS into situations no others would think of entering.