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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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HealthRight Kenya Recognized by Partner, Medic Mobile

HealthRight and Medic Mobile have forged a new partnership in Kenya. Together, the organizations are working to improve the health supply chain system in Kenya where only 65% of rural families have access to the medicines that they need. The pilot project will allow staff in nine health centers in…

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HealthRight Funded to Integrate Family Planning into Kenya Programs

In March of this year, HealthRight was awarded nearly $500,000 from Advancing Partners and Communities (APC) to integrate family planning activities into Kenya’s program to improve maternal and neonatal health. In Marakwet, Kenya, only 35% of women of reproductive age use a modern method of family planning and many have…

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HealthRight International Appoints New Human Rights Clinic Program Director

HealthRight is pleased to announce that Jean Bae, J.D., M.P.H, will join the organization as Director of the Human Rights Clinic (HRC). In this role, she will oversee HealthRight’s work with foreign-born torture survivors in the U.S. including forensic evaluations, case management and social support services, and advocacy. Jean brings…

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HealthRight Paper published in Journal of Global Social Welfare

Earlier this Spring, a paper detailing our innovative remote case management service was recently published in the Journal of Global Social Welfare. As an integral part of the program, the Human Rights Clinic (HRC) conducts follow-up assessments with its torture survivor clients to examine whether their essential needs concerning shelter,…

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UN Day in Support of Victims of Torture – Celebrating Survival and Resilience

“We tell their stories so they know they are not alone. So they know they are not forgotten.” by Lisa Matos, Program Director, Human Rights Clinic Souleymane*’s body tells a story of severe and prolonged torture and persecution. As a student organizer and supporter of the opposition party in his…

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HealthRight Donates $400,000 of Medical Equipment to clinics in Marakwet County, Kenya

Our work in Kenya has made local news again! HealthRight recently donated $400,000 of medical equipment to clinics in Marakwet County to help improve maternal health throughout the region, and continue our work of improving health outcomes for mothers and newborns.    …

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