Associate Programs Director (APD), Kenya

HealthRight International and its local affiliate HealthRight Kenya empower marginalized communities to live healthy lives, with particular focus on four marginalized populations: mothers and infants; migrant populations, adolescents and sexual minorities. Reporting to the Country Director and working closely with leadership and technical teams at HQ, the Director of Programs provide technical guidance and leadership and oversee the overall design, planning, implementation, management and evaluation of HealthRight’s projects in Kenya. The APD will be dedicated to ensuring country projects are strengthening local health systems and empowering marginalized communities. This position reports directly to the HealthRight Kenya’s Country Director (Nairobi), is a member is the country Senior Management Team (SMT) and works collaboratively with the technical and leadership team at the HQ in NYC. S/he will deputize the Country Director in his/her absence and will be based in Kitale with frequent travels to Nairobi and to all other HealthRight program locations across the country.

For more information, download the full job description here.

To apply, email CV with cover letter to by May 4, 2018.

Last Mile Populations Lab

For the past 25 years, aspiring public health professionals have contributed to HealthRight’s work through engaging and experiential internship labs. We believe that offering meaningful internships is an investment that can have a substantive impact on HealthRight, the communities we serve, and the broader field of global health. With support and guidance from staff, HealthRight interns design programs, analyze project data, present at conferences, write and submit proposals, develop monitoring and evaluation systems, fund raise, publish in peer-reviewed journals, attend events, meet public health superstars, and much more.

We are no longer accepting applications for the summer 2018 internship program. 

To view instructions for the fall 2018 internship program, click here.

Volunteer Physicians and Mental Health Professionals

HealthRight International seeks licensed physicians and mental health professionals in New York to volunteer with its Human Rights Clinic and provide forensic services to survivors of torture seeking asylum in the United States.

Volunteers are required to attend a half-day training. Please check the events page for future training dates.

Click here to download the HRC Application

For more information, please call 212-992-6127 or email