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HealthRight- Nepal Develops Operational Guidelines and Trainers’ Guide for Near Miss Review

November 9-10, 2014 HealthRight successfully completed a 2 day workshop to develop operational guidelines and a trainers’ guide for the WHO Maternal & Neonatal Near Miss Review Research Implementation Project.  The workshop, jointly organized with the Nepal Family Health Division had 26 participants from the national, regiona,l and district level…

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Domestic Violence as a Ground for Asylum in the U.S.: Progress and Challenges

November 23 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women dedicated to raising awareness and motivating action to end the global scourge of violence against women and girls. Violence against women is endemic around the world. One in three women experience physical or sexual violence at some…

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HealthRight NYU Capstone Team Presents at APHA

An NYU Capstone Team visited HealthRight’s Nepal program in 2013 to conduct formative research about Gender Based Violence (GBV) – the mitigating factors and survivors’ priority needs in the Nepali context. Their work and results were on display at the 2014 American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting Public Health…

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HealthRight Board Member on Stopping Ebola

HealthRight Board member and Dean of Global Health at NYU, Dr. Cheryl Healton, and Clinical Associate Professor of Global Public Health at NYU, Dr. Christopher Dickey, identify the shortcomings of international development agencies in providing a comprehensive plan for disease prevention in Ebola-affected African countries. Drs. Dickey and Healton note…

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HealthRight Welcomes Four New Directors

October 23, 2014 – HealthRight International, Inc. has announced the addition of four new Directors to serve on its Board of Directors. With these new Directors, HealthRight is strengthening its long-term investment in building sustainable access to health for excluded populations around the world. “All four of these exceptional individuals…

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HealthRight Helps Expand Social Work Across Vietnam

Together with the Research and Training Centre for Community Development Vietnam, HealthRight trains social workers to prepare them to provide psychosocial and mental health care for community members, with a particular emphasis on foster care, domestic violence and building protective communities. Over the past year, HealthRight and partners trained 585…

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HealthRight Weighs In on Ending Preventable Maternal Deaths

HealthRight Executive Director joins Christy Turlington Burns and other experts on maternal health panel On September 25, 2014, HealthRight Executive Director, Dr. Peter Navario, joined a panel of experts at New York University to explore how health sectors should work together to prevent mother and child deaths. Moderator Wendy Taylor…

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HealthRight Kenya Partners with WomanCare

WomanCare has donated 11 manual vacuum aspiration plus kits (MVA Plus) to HealthRight’s Partnership for Maternal and Newborn Health Plus project for use in partner facilities in Marakwet East and West Kenya. MVA Plus helps health care workers save the lives of pregnant women who experience bleeding due to an…

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HealthRight’s work in Ukraine featured by the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF)

With EJAF’s support, HealthRight helps homeless and in-crisis women and girls face health challenges, including HIV, and learn to care for their young children in a safe and stable environment. EJAF featured HealthRight’s work and the story of a women and her daughter who have benefited from these efforts on…

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Support our Mobile Clinics on Global Giving!

HealthRight has posted a new project on Global Giving. Funds from this campaign will support mobile clinics which travel to rural communities in Marakwet, Kenya offering services such as immunizations, growth monitoring, prenatal care, and treatment for acute illnesses. The clinics serve over 1,200 patients every month. We are trying…

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