All Palestinians achieve the highest standards
of well-being in a healthier Palestine.
To endorse the health of the Palestinian community by adopting a multi-sectoral rights-based developmental approach based on social indicators and national priorities.
Promote a human rights based approach to health and social development; Fulfill the needs of all Palestinians based on national indicators; Build the capacity of women, youth, community, health providers and others to strengthen the health sector.
is a Palestinian non-governmental organization based in Jerusalem working at the national level, dedicated to improving the health and well-being of Palestinian families and promoting health as a basic human right.
Juzoor was founded in 1996 by a team of health and development professionals. The organization was named Juzoor (“roots” in Arabic) to reflect the organization’s focus on the underlying socioeconomic determinants of health and wellness, to reinforce the commitment that Juzoor has made to continuing its work in Palestinian communities despite the difficult and challenging political situation, and to reflect the founders’ experience in their related fields and in establishing some of the most important grassroots health organizations in Palestine.
Juzoor works on multiple levels with community based organizations, professionals, governmental bodies, and the community at large, targeting in specific women, children, youth and service providers. Main principles of Juzoor's work are to empower local communities and build local capacities, focusing on empowering vulnerable groups through innovative programs that address their psychosocial, educational, economic and reproductive health needs. Juzoor works towards achieving core objectives, including: