Somalia

National Institute of Health 

Tel: +252 618 910330

Mogadishu, Somalia

Mohamed Guled Farah  -  Coordinator

www.nih.gov.so

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Institute Profile

Efforts to create the Somalia National Institute of Health (NIH) are continuing. Envisioned as a legal body with 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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Somalia Facts

POPULATION:

10,428,043

SIZE:

637,657 sq km

GDP (USD):

$5.896 billion

AVERAGE INCOME:

$600

LEADING CAUSES OF DEATH:

  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Diarreal Disease
  • Influenza and Penumonia
  • Stroke
  • War

INFANT MORTALITY:

100.14 deaths/1,000 live births

AVERAGE LIFE SPAN:

Male: 50
Female: 54

 

Source: WHO, World Bank, World Health Rankings