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National Health Policy (2nd Edition)

Government of Somaliland, Ministry of Health; Government of Somaliland, Ministry of Health Country Resources General Health Policies Somaliland region of Somalia November 2011 Policy document health promotion, prevention, public health

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The Ministry of Health and Labor in 1999 (Now called Ministry of Health) developed the first national health policy. NHP I steered the country from 1999 until 2011 through the immediate post conflict era and following independence.

NHP II builds on experiences of NHP I and much more; it serves as the point of departure and framework for investment in national stability and development framework contrary to the past post-conflict transition strategy. It seriously considers decentralization of authority and responsibility within the context of national decentralization framework. NHP II further sets the agenda for Public Private Partnerships and proposes a feasible organizational structure that can implement the Policy.


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