Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ)

PSJ's mission is to promote community health, as well as support underserved rural communities to realize their highest attainable standard of health. This mission is borne out of our strong conviction that physicians have a crucial role to play toward the realization of the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals(MDGs), especially in regard to those goals related to health.

Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ)
Suite1, First Floor Bokani House
& 2 Hospital Extension Building Rural Hospital Sahon-rami
P. O. Box 18 Kontagora, Niger State 923101
Nigeria
+234- 803-7017383
https://psjworld.org

Health Program Associate/ Executive Director

Chukwumuanya Igboekwu, MD

Management Team

Chukwumuanya Igboekwu, Halima Bawa, Sylvia Musa, Adebayo Depiver, Abduljalil Adinoyi, Shedrack Muazu, Chizoba Nwachukwu, Kenneth Nnaji

Board of Directors

Ibrahim Idris, Chukwumuanya Igboekwu, Ordoli Dabibi, Dan McCauley, Halima Bawa, Sylvia Musa, Emmanuel Jatau

Project Leaders

Chukwumuanya Igboekwu

Mission

PSJ's mission is to promote community health, as well as support underserved rural communities to realize their highest attainable standard of health. This mission is borne out of our strong conviction that physicians have a crucial role to play toward the realization of the United Nation's Millennium Development Goals(MDGs), especially in regard to those goals related to health.

Programs

1. Community health/Public Health programme- Provision of affordable basic health services to rural communities, including distribution of health commodities such as insecticide treated nets to pregnant women and under five children. Strengthening of community-based health promotion services, particularly primary health care programs to maximally benefit people at the grassroots. 2. HIV/AIDS Programme Provision of clinical care and psychosocial support to people living with HIV/AIDS Community sessions programmes on HIV/AIDS prevention.

Statistics on Physicians for Social Justice (PSJ)

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2007: $86,000
  • Annual Budget for 2006: $55,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $86,000
  • Other funding sources: National Agency for Control of AIDS, American Jewish World Service (AJWS), German Technical Cooperation Agency, UNICEF-Nigeria, MTN-Nigeria, Counterpart contribution from local councils
  • Religious Affiliation: None

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