About the geographical coverage of the project
Initially, the project will support positions in Banadir Region, Federal government of Somalia and the federal Member States.
About the Ministry / Institution
The Ministry of Health and Human Services, Federal Republic of Somalia its mandate of stewardship and leadership of the health sector. The Ministry of Health is responsible for policy review and development, supervision of health sector activities, formulation and dialogue with health development partners, strategic planning, setting standards and quality assurance, resource mobilization, advising other Ministries, departments and agencies on health-related matters, and ensuring quality, health equity, and fairness in contribution towards the cost of health care. The vision of the Ministry of Health and Human Services of the Federal Government of Somalia is to have a healthy and productive population contributing to the development of the nation. However, the Ministry is grappling with a range of challenges including lack of resources.
Somalia health system is in transition moving from emergency-oriented phase to a sustainable long-term development system. It has started reshaping itself to embark on a new strategic direction to improve essential health services, based on the principles of the universal health coverage. It is harnessing its vision with the policy of good governance, better quality and enhanced accountability, and it is guided by certain values which inter alia include: stronger partnership, sustainable financing, and focus on those with the greatest need.
Health Information system (HIS) is critical priority related to health systems strengthening, inline to the health sector strategic plan.