Building the Capacity of Community Health Centers to Address Human Trafficking

Published: October 30, 2015
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  1. AAPCHO-Human-Trafficking-Policy-Brief_103015.pdf

Human trafficking affects the most marginalized individuals in society−the poor, immigrants and refugees, those with unstable living situations−the very people served at community health centers.

This policy brief includes a background on the growing recognition of human trafficking as a health issue, and provides recommendations for building the capacity of health centers to prevent the trafficking of patients, identify patients who are victims, and care and coordinate services for those exploited.

Also see: Establishing Policies and Building Capacity of Community Health Centers to Address Human Trafficking