Somalia

Endorsement of the Somaliland National Health Professions (Commission (NHPC)

Dr. Lula at the official launching of the NHPC Legal Act in Hargeisa, Somaliland

Dr. Lula J. Hussein is a Somali Canadian medical doctor who has been supporting the Somaliland National Health Professions Commission (NHPC) since March 2012 as a MIDA Health Northern Somalia (MIDA-FINNSOM) participant. The Somaliland NHPC is a statutory body with the mandate of regulating, accrediting, licensing professionals, and addressing health workforce issues in the country. Despite the challenges, the NHPC is a key platform for the overall promotion of health safety standards, high quality health care standards and a central body working on regulatory issues in the longer term.