Physicians for Social Justice

General Information
Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ) is a non-profit organisation based in Niger State, Nigeria. Its mission is to advance community health, human rights and sustainable development in Nigeria's rural communities. The NGO focuses on community-based health care, child health, HIV/AIDS, reproductive rights, gender justice, and health and human rights advocacy.

Focus Areas
Community health, Reproductive Health & Rights, Maternal & Child Health, Gender Justice and Human Rights

Main Activities

  • State level advocacy for adoption of health policies based on the fundamentals of inclusiveness, equity and human rights.
  • Grassroots advocacy and dialogue with local community stakeholders aimed at empowering citizens to demand accountability in public health spending from the duty bearers (local and national governments).
  • Advocacy and training for health workers on the concept of the right to health and its applications.

Contact Information
Address: Suit 1, First Floor Bokani House (Along Kontagora –Minna Road) Kontagora, Niger State, Nigeria.
Telephone: +234 7087798514
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.



Latest News

  • New website: Medicines Law & Policy

    careThe new website Medicines Law & Policy, launched recently by leading specialists on access to medicines and intellectual property law, provides policy and legal analysis, best practice models and other information that can be used by governments, non-governmental organisations, product development initiatives, funding agencies, UN agencies and others working to ensure the availability of effective, safe and affordable medicines for all.

  • ICN Health and Human Rights Award for Japanese leprosy ambassador

    thumbs upThe International Council of Nurses (ICN) presented its Health and Human Rights Award to Yohei Sasakawa, Chairman of the Nippon Foundation, at the 2017 ICN Congress in Barcelona, Spain, on May 27. The award was presented in recognition of Sasakawa's contribution to the fight against leprosy and leprosy-related discrimination, and his achievements in the field of health and human rights.