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Vikand to manage medical ops on board Tradewind Voyages’ Golden Horizon

Medical management services, including the supply of medical staff and 24/7 shoreside medical support, will be provided by Vikand
Brodosplit Ship Management, which manages Golden Horizon on behalf of Tradewind Voyages, has selected Vikand Medical Solutions to lead the ship’s onboard medical operations.

‘The medical environment in the cruise industry has become increasingly more challenging with global regulatory complexities, more and more vessels cruising worldwide, and a greater need to source qualified and experienced medical staff,’ said Tom Brady, vp, global partner relationship, Vikand. 

‘Our approach to COVID-19 identification, mitigation, and prevention - together with Vikand’s extensive experience working with local jurisdictions, medical authorities and transportation services - provides operators, guests and crew comfort in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.' 

Provision offered by Vikand includes: medical staff, 24/7 dedicated shoreside medical support, policies and procedures, regulatory compliance, case and claims management, medical escorts, formulary and supplies, biomedical equipment management, public health consulting and proven strategies for proactive health management, including mental wellness. 

Brady concluded, 'We are honored to be managing all aspects of onboard medical care and to support regulatory compliance with Tradewind Voyages to ensure Golden Horizon’s successful launch.'

Marella Cruises appointed Vikand Solutions to manage its shipboard medical operations at the end of last year.

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