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International Day of Girl Child 2021

International Day of the Girl Child is observed annually on October 11 to recognize girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world. On this day, we acknowledge the inequality in opportunities and rights for young girls and raise awareness and importance to their voices. Recently, our Chief…

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Ukraine Mobile Teams meet with US Government Representative

On September 3, 2021, representatives of the US Government visited our Ukrainian Mobile Teams from the regions of Slovyansk and Kostiantynivka. The Mobile Teams provide social and psychological assistance to the survivors of domestic and gender-based violence. The visit included David Schlaefer, Senior Assistance Coordinator of the United States to Ukraine and…

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International AIDS Society Conference 2021

This past July, Dr. Peter Navario presented at the International AIDS Society 2021 Conference on the “Interim feasibility results of a pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) delivery demonstration project among male sex workers in Malindi, Kenya.” Despite overwhelming scientific evidence supporting use of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention, the reality of…

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Congratulations Dr. Theresa Castillo!

We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Theresa Castillo has been appointed Chief Program Officer at HealthRight. Theresa has been working globally in the fields of gender, social justice, and health equity for over 20 years, and holds master and doctoral degrees in Public Health Education from Columbia University. “Theresa is a…

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2021 Peter C. Alderman Health + Human Rights Awards

On May 27, we gathered online at the 2021 Peter C. Alderman Health + Human Rights Awards. Together, we took a journey across continents to meet, honor, and amplify the voices of the brave individuals who make HealthRight’s work possible. The event highlighted our four program areas: HIV, Mental Health, Survivors…

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2020 Annual Report

Dear Friends, This past year, COVID exposed fundamental health system weaknesses and inequities, the brunt of which fall disproportionately on vulnerable and marginalized communities. Learn more about HealthRight’s efforts to continue supporting marginalized populations despite the pandemic. In this year’s annual report you will see how your contributions have impacted the lives…

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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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