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Reaching new heights at the Health and Human Rights Awards 2019

The 2019 Health & Human Rights Awards were a truly incredible celebration! Throughout the evening, the room was filled with celebratory and inspiring energy. We extend a sincere and heartfelt thank you to everyone who attended and contributed to the event’s amazing success. Together, we raised nearly $250,000 that will…

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No health without mental health: Time to act and invest in adolescents!

On Wednesday September 25, in parallel with the 74th UN General Assembly meeting, HealthRight International, the Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network (SCLAN), and New York University’s College of Global Public Health jointly hosted a side event entitled No health without mental health: Time to act and invest in adolescents!…

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2018 Annual Report

Check out our 2018 Annual Report! It contains stories from the field, highlights of our achievements, and reports on our growth and development. You can see a few snapshots below, or click here to read the full report.  …

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Publication in BMC Women’s Health

Dr. Wietse Tol, director of HealthRight’s Peter C. Alderman Program for Global Mental Health, published his latest research on mental health and intimate partner violence. In the article titled “Can mental health treatments help prevent or reduce intimate partner violence in low- and middle-income countries?” Dr. Tol conducts a systematic…

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Proposal to the Committee on Human Rights, Ethnic Minorities and Inter-Ethnic Relations in Ukraine

On October 10, 2018, parliamentary hearings on prevention and combatting discrimination of women from vulnerable social groups took place in the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine. Members of Parliament, representatives of human rights organizations, governmental bodies, non-governmental organizations, and Ukrainian and international charities presented proposals on overcoming discrimination of women from…

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10th Annual Friends of Peter C. Alderman Walk and Carnival

On Sunday, September 16th – The Peter C. Alderman Program for Global Mental Health will host its 10th annual “Friends of Peter C. Alderman Walk and Carnival” at Fenway Golf Club in White Plains, NY (384 Old Mamaroneck Road). Peter C. Alderman, who was a Scarsdale, NY-native, died at the…

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Sir Elton John visits Ukraine to Raise Awareness About AIDS

Kyiv, Ukraine – Famous singer, public person, and founder of the Elton John AIDS Foundation visited Ukraine to raise awareness about AIDS. During his visit, Sir Elton John met with advocates and organizations that work in the area of HIV prevention, health, and LGBT rights. HealthRight International Ukraine and the…

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HealthRight International and the Peter C. Alderman Foundation Announce Merger

HealthRight International and Peter C. Alderman Foundation Join Forces to Deliver Holistic Health Programming for Marginalized Populations April 23, 2018 New York, NY – HealthRight International and the Peter C. Alderman Foundation (PCAF) announced today that they have merged in order to better meet the mental health needs of the marginalized…

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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 Island, NY. The project will serve immigrant survivors of torture, persecution, abuse and neglect in Nassau and…

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Interview with HealthRight Board of Directors member Dr. Victoria Sharp

Vicki’s start with HealthRight and Human Rights Beginning her training in internal medicine during the first years of the AIDS epidemic, Vicki Sharp became motivated to provide care for those living with this disease. In the early years of her career, Vicki focused on HIV+ prisoners in the New York…

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