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.
Human trafficking: review of educational resources for health professionals.
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.
  • E. Nuzzolese
  • Medicine
    The Journal of forensic odonto-stomatology
  • 2014
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.


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
The High Cost of Human Trafficking
The forensic nurse has a key role in assessing and identifying cases and can be a crucial link to victims' freedom.
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
Prostitution and Human Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation
The paper aims to enhance understanding of sex trafficking and prostitution and provides distinction between the two. It argues that it is not prostitution itself which may fuel sex trafficking, but
Who gets to choose? Coercion, consent, and the UN Trafficking Protocol
This article explores the difficulties around using the notion of consent to define 'trafficking in women'. It does this through an examination of the recent negotiations around the UN Trafficking