This guide from the Institute of Medicine/ National Research Council Report includes definitions of key terms and an overview of risk factors and consequences; barriers to identifying victims and survivors as well as opportunities for overcoming these barriers; examples of
Mass Gen and the Massachusetts Med Society published a manual for healthcare providers on human trafficking to describe the health effects of trafficking and guide practitioners in assessing at-risk and trafficked individuals.
Polaris, one of the nation’s leading anti-trafficking organizations, created the National Human Trafficking Resource Center, offering a series of trainings and reference tools on many issues within trafficking.
The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children produced the following report addressing the physician’s role in child trafficking, “The Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children: The Medical Provider’s Role in Identification, Assessment and Treatment.”
The health chapter provides comprehensive instructions and advice on health and human rights issues, e.g., conceptual frameworks, ethical and safety principles, issues affecting care, special health considerations, medico-legal health aspects, clinical procedures and management, health planning and staff health issues.
The World Health Organization created a comprehensive handbook of guiding principles for interviewing trafficked women, entitled “WHO Ethical and Safety Recommendations for Interviewing Trafficked Women.”