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.

Website
www.psjnigeria.org

 

Latest News

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