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Interviews with Laurie Garrett, Dr. Vicki Sharp, and Dr. Mary Bassett

We are proud to share these fascinating interviews with three leaders and visionaries in public health. The videos were recorded in August 2020 to be featured at the 2020 Peter C. Alderman Health & Human Rights Awards, which can be watched in their entirety here. If you wish to support…

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2020 Peter C. Alderman Health & Human Rights Awards

   Last night’s Peter C. Alderman Health & Human Rights Awards delivered hope and inspiration. Thanks to an amazing and humbling outpouring of support from our community, we raised over $235,000! If you couldn’t attend the event, we hope you will help us reach our goal of $250,000. We…

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2019 Annual Report

Dear Friends, In this year’s annual report you will see how your contributions have impacted the lives of tens of thousands of women and children, migrant communities, at-risk adolescents and LGBTQ communities around the world. The report features compelling stories about our Self-help Plus (SH+) mental health intervention in one…

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HealthRight presents at IAWG webinar series

In humanitarian settings, rates of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (GBV) are amplified, resulting in negative physical and mental health effects that need to be addressed by promoting sexual and reproductive rights and access to sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services. On July 15, Halyna Skipalska and Ariadna Capasso were invited…

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Press Release: Increased Protection for Vulnerable Women in Kyiv

The Ukrainian Foundation for Public Health (UFPH), a HealthRight International subsidiary, has won the government tender to fulfill the tasks of the Kyiv City Program “Children. Family. Capital 2019-2021,” marking a tremendous move towards ensuring the protection and rehabilitation of vulnerable mothers with young children and women in difficult life…

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HealthRight Ukraine staff featured in UNFPA report

A recent UNFPA report features HealthRight’s mobile teams on the cover page…

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A note to our supporters regarding COVID-19

To all our supporters: On behalf of the HealthRight Staff and Board, I am writing to let you know that we are thinking of you – the broader HealthRight family of supporters, volunteers and donors – in this difficult and uncertain time. We cannot do what we do without you,…

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Guided self-help intervention reduces refugees’ psychological distress and improves wellbeing in humanitarian crises

HealthRight’s Director for the Peter C. Alderman Program for Global Mental Health, Dr. Wietse Tol, and colleagues published their findings from the first randomized trial of its kind, finding that multimedia guided self-help intervention can be delivered rapidly to large numbers of people in low-resource humanitarian settings by non-specialists with…

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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 go…

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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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