Many college students are in the midst of planning their summer and fall study abroad activities including making their final choice of study abroad location, calculating the costs, determining what travel documents are needed, flight reservations, etc. One area that should not be overlooked is healthcare. In addition, to the obvious question regarding the need for vaccinations, several other questions need to be answered. Do you need health insurance? Are you able to bring your prescription? Are there over- the-counter drugs that you should carry?
US NEWS has an explanation of these issues in Questions Students Should Ask About Healthcare Abroad. Be sure to check it out.