Human Trafficking

Jan 11, 2022
AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence Initiative, in recognition of National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, today released a digital toolkit with assets that can be used by hospitals and health systems for the entirety of Human Trafficking Prevention Month.
Dec 3, 2021
The White House released an updated national plan to combat human trafficking, which identifies priority actions to enhance the federal response over the next three years.
Jul 23, 2021
The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center July 28 at 9:30 a.m. ET will host a virtual pilot of its new training program designed to equip providers with information and resources to better serve survivors of human trafficking with substance use and/or co-occurring…
Jul 2, 2021
Implementing a human trafficking prevention program may seem daunting during the COVID-19 pandemic, but simple steps can get every hospital started, write Hanni Stoklosa, M.D., founding CEO of HEAL Trafficking and an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and George Askew, M.D.,…
Jul 1, 2021
Implementing an anti-human trafficking program may seem daunting during the COVID-19 pandemic, but simple steps can get every hospital started, write Hanni Stoklosa, M.D., founding CEO of HEAL Trafficking and an emergency physician at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, and George L. Askew, M.D.,…
Jun 3, 2021
AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence gathered more than 217 health care professionals and community partners to hear from human trafficking experts, survivors and health care leaders who are working to advance anti-trafficking efforts in their organizations.
May 27, 2021
The National Human Trafficking Training and Technical Assistance Center, through its SOAR to Health and Wellness Training Program, invites organizations to form teams for a free, six-week training opportunity and technical assistance package to strengthen your organization’s substance use treatment…
Apr 27, 2021
AHA’s latest Hospitals Against Violence convening gathered over 200 clinical, programmatic and community leaders for a working session on tools, strategies and resources that health care providers can use to fight the global scourge of human trafficking. 
Mar 30, 2021
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative today kicked off the latest convening in a series of events focused on hospitals’ and health systems’ efforts to identify and prevent human trafficking. The series is part of ongoing efforts — in conjunction with Jones Day law firm and HEAL…
Mar 25, 2021
As part of the American Hospital Association’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, the AHA, Jones Day, and HEAL Trafficking have come together to provide resources to health care providers across the nation who are fighting the global scourge of human trafficking.