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College of Health Care Science’s faculty meet with Azerbaijan Delegates to Discuss Human Trafficking Issues


Brianna Kent, Ph.D, RN (third from left) and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D. (fifth from left) met with governmental and non-governmental representatives from Azerbaijan and shared strategies to combat the international problem of human trafficking.


On March 29, six representatives from Azerbaijan met with Brianna Kent, Ph.D, RN and Sandrine Gaillard-Kenney, Ed.D., faculty members at Nova Southeastern University’s College of Health Care Sciences, to exchange strategies on raising awareness of human trafficking. The Azerbaijani representatives were invited to the United States under the auspices of the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program and represented the Azerbaijani Labor Legislation Division, Ministry of Internal Affairs, Ministry of Labor and Social Protection of Population and Regional Development Public Union. They were in Fort Lauderdale for two days of meetings with local experts and organizations to discuss the U.S. response to fighting human trafficking and initiatives to increase the public’s awareness of trafficking victims.  Kent and Kenney are part of projectHEAT (Health Educators against Trafficking). The mission projectHEAT is to equip current and future health care professionals with skills to identify victims of human trafficking.