To improve the health of the Somali people through Innovative integration of research, education, training, and prevention and control of diseases to achieve the highest quality of life and equity in health.


To promote and protect the health of the Somali people by addressing the important public health issues for the country through evidence based public health information that guides decision-making public health authorities.

About NIH

The National Institute of Health (NIH) was established and approved in 2019 under the leadership of Dr. Fowziya Abikar Nur . It comes under the directorate of federal Ministry of Health and Human service (FMOH&HS). The NIH Somalia is semi-autonomous governmental public health Institution that is a legal body and shall have financial, administrative, and technical independence, as well as the legal eligibility to proceed with all the actions and works that ensure achieving its mandate.

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