NIH: Improving Public Health through Research, Education, Training, and Disease Prevention and Control
The Somali National Institute of Health (NIH) is an independent national public health agency under the Ministry of Health and Human Services (MOH&HS). It works to improve the health and well-being of the Somali people by conducting and supporting cutting-edge research, education, training, and disease prevention and control programs. The NIH provides reliable public health information based on scientific evidence to inform policy and practice. The NIH also strives to strengthen the capacity of the country to prevent, detect, and respond to public health threats and emergencies in line with the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005).
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WE AIM TO IMPROVE THE NATIONAL HEALTH OF SOMALIA THROUGH EVIDENCE-BASED RESEARCH
WHAT WE DO?
Our mission is to improve the health of the Somali people through innovative integration of research, surveillance, training, and prevention and control of diseases.
We conduct and support scientific research to address important public health issues for the country and to provide evidence-based public health information for decision-making. We also aim to build resilient systems that can prevent, promptly detect, and effectively respond to public health risks and emergencies through attaining and sustaining IHR (2005) core capacities.
NIH is on the cutting edge of health security.
We confront national disease threats through advanced computing and lab analysis of huge amounts of data to quickly find solutions.
NIH puts science into action.
We track disease and find out what is making people sick and the most effective ways to prevent it.
NIH nurtures public health.
We build on our significant contribution to have strong, well-resourced public health leaders and capabilities at national, state, and local levels to protect Somalia from health threats.
DETECTING AND CONFRONTING PUBLIC HEALTH THREATS AND DISEASES TO INCREASE OUR NATIONAL SECURITY
NIH is a specialized technical institution of the Ministry of Health and Human Services established to support public health initiatives of Member States and strengthen the capacity of their public health institutions to detect, prevent, control, and respond quickly and effectively to disease threats.
This The National Institute of Health (NIH) is the leading federal institution for biomedical research in Somalia. Its vision is to improve capacity-building development for the health of the Somali people
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