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HealthRight International is a global health and human rights organization working to build lasting access to health for excluded communities. They work closely with communities and establish local partnerships to deliver health services. At the same time, they provide training and equipment and improve systems to enable their partners to deliver services on their own. The ultimate goal for HealthRight International is to build lasting access to health, thereby helping to protect and fulfill the rights of excluded communities.

 

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HealthRight International's projects address health and social crises made worse by human rights violations, with particular focus and expertise on: HIV/AIDS, TB, and Malaria, including the rights of people living with these diseases to care and protection from stigma and discrimination; women's health, including women's rights to safe and effective maternal reproductive health care, as well as equal access to information and quality health services; the health and welfare of orphans and other at-risk children and youth, whose wellbeing is endangered when they lack supportive families or are institutionalized; and care and support for survivors of human rights violations such as torture, trafficking, and domestic and gender-based violence.

Since its founding in 1990 by the late Dr. Jonathan Mann, HealthRight has worked in over 30 countries, with current projects in Asia, Africa, Eastern Europe, Latin Ame