Health Development

Based on the importance of health care and improve health services to the community, the government is focusing on the public’s access to economically affordable quality health services, therefore:

  1. Priority has been given to health services in vulnerable communities, such as
    maternal and child health clinics.
  2. To improve health services at all levels 512 public health professionals have
    been recruited and seconded to all regions.
  3. Provided further training to 3,100 Health Professionals, to improve the quality of health
    services available to the Somaliland community.
  4. In 2018, 733,654 children under five years of age were vaccinated against infectious diseases,
    10% more than in 2017.
  5. In 2019, 52 526,273 people in outpatient and inpatient care were treated free of charge
    in public hospitals and clinics nationwide
  6. In 2020, for the first time in the history of Somaliland, 10 children underwent successful
    heart surgery in Hargeisa, under full government sponsorship.
  7. 22 new public health centers equitably distributed nationwide were set up to provide health services.