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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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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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