Human Trafficking

Out of the Shadows - 04/22/2019

Lubbock physicians shine a light on sex trafficking and get victims needed care.

A Chance to Help - 04/26/2018

Victims of human trafficking are walking into physicians' offices in Texas and elsewhere, entangling medicine in one of the most appalling and shadowy criminal realms. Their visits put doctors in a unique position to help them escape sexual and labor slavery. The TMA Council on Science and Public Health is studying a proposed resolution to raise awareness of human trafficking and inform physicians about helpful resources to identify and aid victims.