Human trafficking: the role of the health care provider.

  title={Human trafficking: the role of the health care provider.},
  author={Tiffany Dovydaitis},
  journal={Journal of midwifery \& women's health},
  volume={55 5},
  • Tiffany Dovydaitis
  • Published 10 September 2010
  • Medicine, Political Science
  • Journal of midwifery & women's health

The Anatomy of Human Trafficking: Learning About the Blues A Healthcare Provider's Guide

The anatomy of human trafficking is explored, including the scope of the problem, definitions, and types and elements of human traffickers, and the roles of clinicians, particularly emergency department nurses and advanced practice nurses, in screening and identifying those at risk.

Combating trafficking in persons: a call to action for global health professionals

Health care professionals can help identify victims of human trafficking, who commonly come into contact with providers during captivity. Providers can also help restore the physical and mental

Evidence-based Care of the Human Trafficking Patient.

The Pharmacists’ Role in Identifying and Supporting Victims of Human Trafficking

ABSTRACT Human trafficking (HT), an egregious human rights violation and escalating form of modern-day slavery, has received increasing global attention over the last decade. Despite the fact that

Identification and Management of Human Trafficking Victims in the Emergency Department

A patient-centered, trauma-informed approach can provide a safe environment to sensitively screen patients for human trafficking and ensure understanding and availability of federal, state, and local resources to manage the care of victims of trafficking.

The Role of Community Health Centers in Addressing Human Trafficking

As a significant part of the primary care system in the USA, community health centers are uniquely positioned to be the first point of contact with the health care system for many at risk for and affected by human trafficking.

Domestic minor sex trafficking: what the PNP needs to know.

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Human trafficking: Role of oral health care providers.

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Dental professionals can, in fact, contribute to the identification, assistance and protection of trafficked persons, as well as offering forensic services to assist the police investigation in order to identify crimes and find the criminal organizations behind them.

Sex Trafficking

Health care providers are in a prime position to identify and assist sex trafficking survivors, however, they need to be aware of common risk factor presentations and trained to offer assistance.



Women Trafficked Into Prostitution: Determinants, Human Rights and Health Needs

The roles of mental health and other healthcare providers in identifying and helping trafficked women are discussed, and a tailored multidisciplinary approach for victim assistance is recommended.

Human Trafficking and the Healthcare Professional

Healthcare professionals play a critical role in both finding victims of human trafficking while they are still in captivity, as well as caring for their mental and physical needs upon release.

Migration, Sexual Exploitation, and Women's Health

A case of a trafficked woman identified in the U.S. health system is presented and the vulnerabilities to forced prostitution as a result of trafficking and the challenges in providing an effective and comprehensive response to meet safety and health care needs are described.

The health risks and consequences of trafficking in women and adolescents: Findings from a European study

The researchers for this study would like to extend their enormous gratitude to the courageous women who spoke with them about their experiences, and hope that this report adequately conveys their words and reflections.

Human trafficking exposed.

Human trafficking is a global violation of human rights which occurs within countries and across borders regions and continents. Trafficking of people involves moving women children and men from one

The health of trafficked women: a survey of women entering posttrafficking services in Europe.

Newly identified trafficked women require immediate attention to address posttrauma symptoms and adequate recovery time before making decisions about participating in prosecutorial or immigration proceedings or returning home.

Trafficking and Prostitution Reconsidered: New Perspectives on Migration, Sex Work, and Human Rights

Introduction Abolitionism, Criminal Justice, and Transnational Feminism : Twenty-first-century Perspectives on Human Trafficking Kamala Kempadoo Shifting Paradigms Globalization, Labor Migration, and

Sex trafficking: an exploratory study interviewing traffickers

This paper presents the research methodology of an exploratory study interviewing human traffickers. Utilizing open-ended, semi-structured qualitative interviews with traffickers, exploratory

The transnational political criminal nexus of trafficking in women from Ukraine

Throughout the 1990s, tens of thousands of Ukrainian women were trafficked into prostitution. This phenomenon was researched by collecting data through interviews and surveys in Ukraine, media

Trafficked female sex workers awaiting deportation: comparison with brothel workers

In the combined sample, those who were mothers were likely to have entered sex work at a later age but no other aspect of their working conditions differed from the non-mothers suggesting that motherhood per se did not appreciably change the experience of these mostly trafficked women sex workers.