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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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HealthRight Awarded Grants to Kick-off Four New Projects

New York, NY (March 17, 2016) – HealthRight International was recently awarded four grants to fund projects focusing on unaccompanied migrant children (UMCs) in the U.S., male sex workers (MSW) in Kenya, vulnerable children in Nepal, and internally displaced young adults in Ukraine. HealthRight’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) was awarded…

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HealthRight International Appoints New Program Director for Women and Children’s Health

New York, NY (March 11, 2016) – HealthRight is pleased to announce that Theresa Castillo, EDD MA, CHES has joined the organization as Director for Women and Children’s Health. In this role, she will oversee HealthRight’s projects on maternal health, family planning, and vulnerable children. Theresa brings with her over…

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International Women’s Day: Gender Parity

I watched two little girls being interviewed on YouTube after President Obama’s visit to their town and they were both asked if they would like to be president one day. In response, one of the little girls said “No, we are not boys” while her friend explained “girls can become…

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HealthRight Receives Grant to Build Health Sector Capacity in NYC to Serve Unaccompanied Migrant Children (UMCs)

HealthRight International 240 Greene Street Second Floor New York NY 10003 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New York, NY (March 1, 2016) – HealthRight’s Human Rights Clinic (HRC) was recently awarded a grant from the Harman Family Foundation to initiate a unique program to support unaccompanied migrant children (UMCs) in the New…

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The 16 Days of Activism in Nepal

Hari Rana, Country Director, Nepal HealthRight International, in collaboration with government of Nepal and other local stakeholders, celebrated the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence by participating in the UN’s UNiTE Campaign to End Violence Against Women in the Arghakhanchi district of Nepal. The campaign began on November 25,…

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