• News   |   January 7th, 2016
    Ebola: toilet cleaners, gravediggers and survivors tell their story – in pictures “Ebola claimed more than 10,000 lives, destroyed communities, and tore families apart. The outbreak also brought confusion and distrust. International Medical Corps commissioned Daniel Jack Lyons to give cameras to survivors of Ebola in Sierra Leone and Liberia...
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  • News   |   December 18th, 2015
    For more than 20 years, HealthRight has been helping to stabilize the lives of vulnerable immigrant populations. The letter below was written by a survivor of anti-gay violence from Jamaica who benefited from HealthRight programs. I am an asylum-seeker from Jamaica, where I was the target of anti-gay violence. I’ve...
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  • News   |   December 16th, 2015
    NYU’s New, Innovative, Intensive One-Year Global MPH Degree Will Train Students on Three Continents “Our Cross-Continental MPH students will benefit from NYU’s extraordinary relationships with international agencies and nonprofit organizations, including the World Health Organization, the United Nations, UNICEF and HealthRight International,” said CGPH Dean, Dr. Cheryl G. Healton. “Our...
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  • Analysis   |   November 3rd, 2015
      On September 25th 2015, 193 world leaders committed unanimously to adopting a new global agenda with 17 ambitious goals that seek to end poverty by 2030. UN General Secretary, Ban Ki-moon, stated “it is an agenda for shared prosperity, peace, and partnership (that) conveys the urgency of climate action...
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  • News   |   October 5th, 2015
    October 5, 2015 For over 20 years, HealthRight’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) has helped the most marginalized immigrants in the United States—those who have experienced horrific torture, abuse and persecution, but who arrive outside of the formal refugee resettlement system and are therefore forced to prove their suffering in order...
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  • Analysis   |   September 21st, 2015
    Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline recently announced that their experimental vaccine Mosquirix (also known as RTS,S) has been approved by the European Medicines Agency, which is a major step toward access in Malaria endemic regions. Once Mosquirix passes the World Health Organization’s review it can be used within affected countries. GSK scientist...
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  • News   |   August 13th, 2015
    HealthRight International240 Greene StreetSecond FloorNew York, NY 10003www.healthright.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (August 13, 2015) – On July 28th, HealthRight International’s Board of Directors elected Board member Tracey Edwards to be Chairperson. Tracey replaces Steven J. Berger after 10 years as HealthRight Board Chairman. Tracey recently retired from...
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