• News   |   May 30th, 2017
    The Elton John AIDS Foundation’s recent support strengthens HealthRight’s response to better meet the health needs of marginalized adolescents and women in Ukraine. Ukraine has experienced one of the fastest growing HIV epidemic in Eastern Europe, with youth and women as two of the most vulnerable populations for incarceration in high...
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  • News   |   April 25th, 2017
    On March 9, 2017  the MAC AIDS Fund together with HealthRight International and the Ukrainian Foundation for Public Health (UFPH) organized a charity event for pregnant women and mothers with young children in difficult living circumstances in Kyiv, Ukraine. Make-up artists of the M.A.C brand conducted a master class for...
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  • News   |   April 22nd, 2017
    In January 2017, HealthRight was awarded follow-up support from the Harman Family Foundation, enabling us to continue our work supporting the forensic and follow-up case management needs of unaccompanied migrant children (UMC) in the New York metropolitan area. This project follows on a successful 2016 project, through which HealthRight trained...
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  • News   |   April 22nd, 2017
    HealthRight has been partnering with NYU’s College of Global Public Health to develop a unique online course for masters of public health (MPH) students. The course, “Perspectives in Migrant Health and Human Rights,” drawing on real world case studies and interviews with many migrant health practitioners – both from among...
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  • News   |   April 22nd, 2017
    In October 2016, Human Rights Clinic Director Lauren Pesso gave a presentation at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting, Denver, CO. The presentation, entitled, Building Forensic and Follow-up Capacity of Healthcare Workers to Serve Unaccompanied Migrant Children, was part of one of the APHA’s Human Rights Forum sessions,...
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  • News   |   April 22nd, 2017
    On March 7, HealthRight International’s Programs Director Dr. K’Ouma Thomas, Program Manager Abraham Rono, and Women and Children’s Health Program Director Dr. Theresa Castillo attended the 2017 Africa Health Agenda International (AHAI) Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. This year’s AHAI conference built off of the successes of the first Amref Health...
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  • News   |   April 22nd, 2017
    Very little is known about the impact of conflict and displacement on HIV risk. Recent research by HealthRight Executive Director and Clinical Associate Professor of Global Health at NYU Peter Navario examined substance use and sexual risk behaviors among Ukrainian young adults who have been displaced from their homes due...
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  • News   |   April 22nd, 2017
    HealthRight Receives Grant to Expand Services for Immigrant Survivors of Torture and Abuse to Long Island, NY New York, NY (January 23, 2017) – HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) was recently awarded a two-year grant from the Pritchard Family Trust to expand the successful HRC program model to Long...
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  • News   |   February 10th, 2017
    February 7, 2017 (Kiev, Ukraine) – HealthRight International in Ukraine, ICF “Ukrainian Foundation for Public Health” and All-Ukrainian Public Center “Volunteer” signed a Memorandum of Cooperation and Partnership with the Ministry of Justice of Ukraine in implementation of the three-year project “HIV Prevention, Testing and Treatment for Youth and Women in...
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