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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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5 Percent and Falling

Peter Navario, Executive Director of HealthRight International, was invited as a guest for the latest episode of “5 Percent and Falling”– a podcast series part of of New York University’s College of Global Public Health dedicated to public health, and exploring crises as they affect our communities, families and futures…

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Human Rights-Based Approaches to Systems Strengthening for HIV+ Women

62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW62) Rural women and girls living with HIV often face stigma and discrimination. With limited access to healthcare, they are often left rendered unable to exercise their right to health. By integrating human rights based approaches into HIV programming, rural…

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Supporting unaccompanied minors and adolescent girls to thrive

The Harman Family Foundation (HFF) has awarded HealthRight International a grant of $50,000 to support and expand our work with unaccompanied migrant children. HealthRight International is honored to receive an award from HFF for the third consecutive year. The funds from this award will enable us to expand our clinician…

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A Quick Recap of Grants Awarded in 2016 & 2017

MAC AIDS supports new PrEP Project in Kilifi County, Kenya MAC AIDS Fund awarded HealthRight International $200,000 USD to support the two-year open label demonstration project entitled, pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) efficacy and feasibility among male sex workers in coastal Kenya. Strengthening the Foster Care System in Vietnam Boeing Global Corporate…

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I AM GPH

On the latest episode of NYU College of Global Public Health’s I AM GPH podcast, former director of HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic, Lauren Pesso, LMSW, MPA, talks about HRC. In this interview, Lauren discusses her work with asylum seekers and victims of torture, and provides resources for students who…

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HealthRight wins $750k HIV grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation

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…

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