President of the Republic of Somaliland HE Muse Bihi Abdi today sacked the head of the The National Health Professions Commission Dr. Ahmed Hashi Oday and appointed Dr. Lul Jirde Husein Dualeh to replace him.

New Chairwomen of the NHPC Dr. Lul Jirde Husein Dualeh

Dr. Oday a veterinarian has been at the helm of the NHPC since its founding and under his leadership the agency has been largely non-functional and only small fraction of medical professional professional has been licensed.

President Bihi’s choice to lead the NHPC, Dr. Dualeh is Canadian trained pediatric doctor and one of the original founders of the NHPC.