- In 1999, an Act of the Republic of Somaliland Parliament was passed to establish the National Health Professionals Commission (NHPC)
- The Act defined the functions of the Commission in order to register health professionals, health care institutions and facilities. NHPC since its formation in 200/li>
The Somaliland National Health Professions Commission is a statutory body with the mandate of regulating, accrediting and licensing health facilities, health training institutions and health workers in the country.
NHPC went through a spate of challenges that made it non functional until 2006 when stakeholders met and re-emphasized the need for a stronger health system regulatory body. In 2008, efforts were made to reconstitute the NHPC and changes were made and/or envisioned to be made to minimize past short comings and utilize the previous positive experiences..Learn More