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Welcome to NHPC Somaliland

The Somaliland National Health Professions Commission is a statutory body enacted by the Health Regulatory Act 19/2001 which was passed by the parliament in 1999.

The commission’s mandate is to protect the public by ensuring the quality of health care provided by Health Professionals and Health Care Facilities as well as assessing and monitoring that Health Training Institutions are adhering to the standards set for health training and education.

Core Functions of the Somaliland NHPC as Mandated by the Act 19/2001:

  • Register and Licence health practitioners, provide guidance and directions while monitoring their professional conduct and Continues Educational Development.
  • Register and licence all health care facilities (both public and private) and evaluate them periodically to assure the fulfilment of health regulatory standards.
  • Accredit and provide a national recognition for approved health training programs for health training Institutions.
  • Investigate complaints, malpractice and misconducts of health professionals and health care facilities and take disciplinary actions.
  • Provide the names of registered and licensed health professions and health care facilities to the public.

Latest News

According to our new guidelines all medical specialists are required to pass clinical interviews and assessments set in place to establish the practitioner’s fitness to practice in Somaliland. Moreover, NHPC is informing all health affiliated Personnel that NHPC is no longer accepting foreign General Physicians (GP) and only professionals with advanced specializations and teaching capabilities are approved for registration and license. we are also informing all employers of foreign health professionals that all documents of the professional must be received prior to his coming to Somaliland.


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According to our new guidelines all medical specialists are required to pass clinical interviews and assessments set in place to establish the practitioner’s fitness to practice in Somaliland

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NHPC is no longer accepting papers from foreign specialists with less than 3 years experience. NHPC is no longer accepting papers from foreign specialists affiliated with health care facilities not re

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NHPC is no longer accepting foreign General Physicians (GP)

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NHPC is no longer accepting foreign General Physicians (GP)

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