Human Trafficking

Mar 4, 2020
Laura Castellanos, associate director at the American Hospital Association, discusses how to develop a human trafficking victim identification and response program.
Jan 31, 2020
President Trump issued an executive order to combat human trafficking and online child exploitation in the U.S.
Jan 28, 2020
The Department of Health and Human Services’ National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center will offer free training March 4-5 in Nashville to help health care teams identify and respond to the needs of human trafficking victims and survivors.
Jan 17, 2020
“Human trafficking exists all around us.” That’s a quote from Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar during his visit to Atlanta this week to meet with human trafficking victims.
Jan 14, 2020
In this second Q&A in conjunction with Human Trafficking Awareness Month, Ingrid Johnson, R.N., patient access manager at Atlantic Health, shares how human trafficking personally affected her and the importance of hospital policies and procedures to combat the issue.
Jan 8, 2020
As part of Human Trafficking Awareness month, Ashley Garrett, director of the National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center, and Hanni Stoklosa, M.D., executive director and co-founder of HEAL Trafficking, join Laura Castellanos, AHA…
Jan 7, 2020
In this Q&A in conjunction with Human Trafficking Awareness month, AHA Board Member Claire Zangerle, R.N., chief nurse executive at Allegheny Health Network, discusses how and why health leaders should prioritize human trafficking interventions in their organizations.
Oct 15, 2019
Held: Tuesday, November 12, 2019 The American Hospital Association’s Hospital Against Violence initiative, in collaboration with HEAL Trafficking and Jones Day, hosted this webinar to highlight lessons learned from a urban hospital-based human trafficking response program.  Based on five…
Sep 19, 2019
Rep. Roger Marshall, M.D., R-Kan., today hosted at the Library of Congress a briefing and expert panel on human trafficking and how health care providers can help trafficking victims.