3299.0 Human Trafficking as a Human Rights Issue

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
This is a solicited panel of the International Human Rights Committee of the APHA. Trafficking is not only across borders and affects children, women and men. The legal, public health, mental and social impact of Trafficking are discussed and practial measures to prevent and stop it are discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss ways of preventing and responding to trafficking in persons
L. Louise Ivanov, DNS, RN and Elvira Beracochea, MD, MPH
L. Louise Ivanov, DNS, RN

3:10 PM
Sex Trafficking and the Nursing Role in its Prevention and Intervention
Diane Kjervik, JD, RN, FAAN and Susan Young, BSN, RN
3:30 PM
Trafficking: A Terrible Tragedy
Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS,CHES

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: APHA-International Human Rights Committee
Endorsed by: Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, Ethics SPIG, Public Health Nursing, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, Trade and Health Forum

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)