Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ) is a non-profit community-based development organization registered with the government of Nigeria. PSJ was founded in 2004 by young physicians who witnessed firsthand, the negative impact of disease and poverty on the rural poor in Nigeria.

WHO WE ARE

PSJ uses innovative, practical, cost-effective solutions to reduce the burden of diseases and health challenges, while strengthening the capacities of marginalized communities to keep their women, children and young people healthy.

HOW WE WORK

PSJ’s target groups are the most vulnerable populations in marginalized communities; women, children, young people, sex workers and people living with HIV/AIDS. PSJ currently serve a population of approximately 200,000 rural women,...

WHO WE SUPPORT

PSJ works with our network of community volunteers in the communities to provide healthcare, and comprehensive care and support to vulnerable families....


WHAT WE ARE DOING

GOAL

To achieve the highest standard
of health and sustainable development
for marginalized communities in Nigeria.

VISION

That every family in every rural
community in Nigeria live in
optimal health and wellbeing.

Mission

To ensure that every family in every
rural community in Nigeria have
access to essential services; healthcare,
water & sanitation, education, and sustainable livelihood through
direct healthcare service delivery, community
mobilization, engagement and capacity development, and micro grant
making to vulnerable households.

CORE BELIEFS

• We believe that healthcare is a basic human right.
• We believe that disease and poverty
mainly result when people are denied
their human rights, be it economic,
social, cultural, civil or political rights.
• We believe that better health;
a longer life with less sickness, is
crucial to a better standard of living
and improved quality of life.