SAHA – Somalilander-American Health Association

A US-based tax-exempt 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization

We Are Committed to Your Health

Delivering quality and equitable health outcomes for the
Somaliland people.

Our Mission Is to Advance Evidence Based Health Care in Somaliland

Through education, research, and system building, we plan to improve the health outcomes of the people of Somaliland by transforming the quality, access, and sustainability of medical care and public health.

Our Projects

SAHA 3rd Annual Convention. Hosted by Amoud University

SAHA 3rd Annual Convention. Hosted by Amoud University. Borama, Somaliland July 12-14, 2022. Tackling Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) in SomalilandNCDs are emerging as a...

Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) Training Debrief for SAHA Members

Saha conducts biannual Point of Care Ultrasound (POCUS) training sessions for junior doctors from the six regions of Somaliland. Saha physicians work six days a week (6 hours a day) for two to three weeks, during which they have so far trained 22 doctors from Borama, Hargeisa, Berbera, Burao, Las Anod, and Erigabo. POCUS is a critical tool for Primary Care doctors, particularly in areas where access to other imaging modalities such as CT and MRI is limited or unavailable.

SAHA Healthcare Convention. Hosted by University Of Burao

SAHA Healthcare Convention. Hosted by University Of Burao July 12-14, 2022. We completed our healthcare convention today and the amount of untapped talent in the healthcare field...

SAHA held its first Healthcare Quality Convention in Hargeisa, Somaliland

SAHA held its first Healthcare Quality Convention in Hargeisa, Somaliland  June 28 – 30, 2021The theme of this inaugural SAHA conference was 'Advancing Evidence-Based Healthcare...

Assessing and Improving Medical-Grade Oxygen Supply Capacity in Somaliland during the Pandemic

Early in the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic, our team’s focus was to shore up hospital capacity to provide critical lifesaving measures, chief among them the provision of medical grade...

“Dr. Sharmarke Magan, a SAHA board member who has been caring for COVID-19 patients, getting the SARS-CoV-2 vaccine at work. SAHA strongly advocates for global equitable vaccine distribution. We strongly encourage everyone who has access to the vaccine to take it and in accordance with clinical guidelines”

Better Health Care Is Our Mission.

SAHA needs your support. If you would like to get involved,
Please contact us here. | Tel. 1 (202) 677-5735

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“Don’t ever underestimate the capacity of a human being who wants to do something”

Edna Adan

“When mothers are saved, babies are saved; when babies are saved, families are saved. It is saving the pillar of their family, women”

Edna Adan

Better Health Care is Our Mission

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