AVH mission, vision and values

AVH mission, vision and values

Our work is guided by our vision, mission and rooted in our values.


People of the world, living in a just society in peace and dignity, united in diversity, are able to meet the basic needs, achieve their full potential and claim their universal rights in order to improve their quality of life individually and collectively.


Operating from the Mount of Olives in Jerusalem, the Augusta Victoria Hospital (AVH) is a health care institution of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF) primarily serving the Palestinian population in the provision of the highest standards of diagnostic, clinical, and community health services relevant to the needs of the Palestinian health care system, all in an effective, efficient and sustainable manner.

  • Dignity, Human Rights, and Justice
  • Compassion and Commitment
  • Inclusion and Diversity
  • Meaningful Participation
  • Transparency and Accountability
  • Humanitarian Principles
  • Gender Justice
  • Climate Justice