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HealthRight’s Human Rights Clinic referenced in STAT magazine article on role of mental health providers in asylum process

“To stay in the United States, asylum-seekers need to prove that they are at risk of persecution in their home countries. But often they have little evidence to back them up. The paper trails from their past lives — such as hospital or police records — are often inaccessible. If…

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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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HealthRight and UFPH’s work in Ukraine highlighted in UNFPA newsletter

“Since November 2015, UNFPA’s mobile teams have been working in five of the most affected areas – Dnipropetrovsk, Donetsk, Luhansk, Kharkiv and Zaporizhzhia. Operating with support from the Ukrainian Foundation for Public Health and HealthRight International in Ukraine, these efforts have reached more than 10,000 survivors of gender-based violence in…

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HealthRight Ukraine’s HRC & Partner Organizations Sign Collaboration Memorandum Uniting Efforts to Support Torture Survivors

On October 31, 2016, HealthRight International in Ukraine held a press-briefing to inform the public about services available for survivors of torture. The press-briefing took place at HealthRight Ukraine’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC), which was established in Kyiv in 2015 with support from the UN Voluntary Fund for Victims of…

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HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic honors Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month this October, HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) shines a spotlight on the stories of two survivors recently assisted by the program. Judy* is a native of Kenya who is seeking asylum in the United States after enduring long-term abuse at the hands…

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HealthRight awarded HIV grant for adolescents and women in conflict with the law in Ukraine

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 14, 2016 (New York, NY) – HealthRight International has been awarded a GBP 612,000 grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) to implement comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment for adolescents and women in conflict with the law in Kyiv and four other regions of Ukraine….

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International Day of Support for Victims of Torture

For more than 20 years, HealthRight International’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) has been dedicated to helping survivors of torture who are seeking asylum in the United States. As a founding member of the National Consortium of Torture Treatment Programs, HealthRight’s HRC provides a unique service in the torture treatment field. Our program…

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World Refugee Day 2016

World Refugee Day, established by the United Nations and observed June 20th each year, is dedicated to raising awareness to the plight of the millions of refugees around the world who have fled their homes due to conflict and persecution. Across our programs, HealthRight International is firmly committed to improving the…

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HealthRight Responds to the Rising Number of IDPs in Ukraine

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New Findings From Near-Miss Review Project in Nepal

In honor of ‪#‎WorldHealthDay‬, we are sharing data from our near-miss review (MNNR) project in Nepal. This research will help us to keep moms healthy and improve the quality of maternity care in facilities. The findings will also be used to scale-up MNNR nationally within Nepal. For more information about…

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