Sep 29, 2023
Learn how Baltimore-based Mercy Medical Center’s Blue Dot Human Trafficking Initiative identifies and protects potential victims of human trafficking while encouraging them to come forward for help.
Sep 29, 2023
For health care professionals, victims of human trafficking aren’t easy to spot, and many victims are reluctant to share much about the horror they endured.
Aug 3, 2023
At its National Human Trafficking Prevention Summit, the Department of Health and Human Services announced a national innovation challenge to prevent human trafficking of women and girls.
May 24, 2023
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.
May 9, 2023
AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Jones Day and HEAL Trafficking (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage) hosted Forced Labor in Health Care Supply Chains: What Hospital Leaders Need to Know, an event in New York where speakers from Northwell Health shared practical information and…
Feb 14, 2023
The Blue Dot Human Trafficking Initiative at Mercy Medical Center in Baltimore yesterday received a 2022 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Efforts to Combat Trafficking in Persons for its innovative and holistic approach to the care and well-being of human trafficking victims.
Jan 5, 2023
The AHA’s Hospitals Against Violence initiative, Jones Day and HEAL Trafficking (Health, Education, Advocacy, Linkage) recently hosted a special convening, Forced Labor in Health Care Supply Chains: What Hospital Leaders Need to Know, to provide practical information and resources to health care…
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…