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

Glob Health Sci Pract. 2014 Jul 8;2(3):261-7. doi: 10.9745/GHSP-D-13-00142. eCollection 2014 Aug.


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 health of trafficking survivors. Training should focus on recognizing trafficking signs, interviewing techniques, and recommended responses when a victim is identified.

Publication types

  • Review

MeSH terms

  • Crime Victims*
  • Enslavement / prevention & control*
  • Global Health
  • Government Regulation
  • Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice
  • Health Personnel / education
  • Human Trafficking / prevention & control*
  • Humans