Healthcare

Medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, midwifery, nursing, optometry, audiology, psychology, occupational therapy, physical therapy, athletic training, and other health professions are all part of health care. Includes work done in providing primary care, secondary care, and tertiary care, as well as in public health.

'Enough is enough': Nebraska medical organizations issue statement on hospital violence
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'Enough is enough': Nebraska medical organizations issue statement on hospital violence

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) – The Nebraska Hospital Association and the Nebraska Medical Association have issued a joint statement on an increasing trend of violence in hospitals. The statement follows a recent string of mass shootings across the country, including one at a hospital campus in Oklahoma. “We continue to grieve for our children and our…

Jackson home to new sex trafficking shelter – The Jackson Sun
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Jackson home to new sex trafficking shelter – The Jackson Sun

Despite a glaring sun and often oppressive humidity last week, one corner of Jackson was full of energy and high spirits as crews with the charity organization Eight Days of Hope worked to build the city’s newest shelter for sex trafficking victims. At an undisclosed address, a crew of about 25 workers beat the heat…

Three AAPI Colleagues Shaping Our History
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Three AAPI Colleagues Shaping Our History

This month, we want to celebrate just a few of the many AAPI colleagues and partners who are shaping our history as an organization and fighting to address disparities in their work ending child trafficking and helping support children in their vulnerabilities.

Health Care Providers Are Missing Signs of Human Trafficking / Modern Slavery
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Health Care Providers Are Missing Signs of Human Trafficking / Modern Slavery

“88% of nearly a hundred trafficking victims had contact with a health care provider at some point while being trafficked” Thousands of sex trafficking victims filter through the U.S. health care system each year. Words and Photos by Isabella Gomes This article appeared in print as “What Doctors Are Missing” in the Spring 2020 issue of Hopkins Bloomberg…

Stories you may have missed: refugees and human trafficking; alleged shelter abuse; and trafficking tattoo coverups
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Stories you may have missed: refugees and human trafficking; alleged shelter abuse; and trafficking tattoo coverups

Send us a story through our contact page! We read them all and we’ll post the best.

Ukraine invasion: Needs keep growing with cities facing ‘fatal shortages’; breakthrough as UN convoy reaches Sumy
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Ukraine invasion: Needs keep growing with cities facing ‘fatal shortages’; breakthrough as UN convoy reaches Sumy

“What happened in Lviv this morning, is nothing new, just as it was in other parts of the country, but it’s a strong reminder that this country is in war and the medical needs are increasing,” said Dr Jarno Habicht, representative of the World Health Organization (WHO) in Ukraine. Now in its fourth week, the…

Education Partnerships With Non-profits
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Education Partnerships With Non-profits

Looking to raise awareness of human trafficking? PBJ Learning believes the answer to human trafficking begins with PREVENTucation.

PBJ Learning Announces New Advisory Board Member Marielle Combs, DNP, RN, CNE
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PBJ Learning Announces New Advisory Board Member Marielle Combs, DNP, RN, CNE

Journal of Holistic Nursing author and certified nurse educator joins human trafficking prevention training leadership PBJ Learning, the creator of Human Trafficking Essentials, a leading online human trafficking awareness and prevention course, is pleased to announce the addition of a new member to its Advisory Board, Dr. Marielle Combs. Dr. Combs uses her educational expertise…

NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Keeping Boys Safer From Child Sex Trafficking
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NCMEC Parent CONNECT Child Safety Discussion series: Keeping Boys Safer From Child Sex Trafficking

Learn more about the stigmas that heighten risk factors, understand indicators, how to framework prevention and how to access help and resources.