Somalia/
Somaliland

Our Presence in
Somalia/Somaliland

PSI som

Since 2007, PSI Somalia/Somaliland has worked to measurably improve the health of Somali women and children by addressing the most serious health challenges that affect resource poor and vulnerable Somali communities. In support of the Somali Ministry of Health and alongside partners including the World Bank and the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, PSI Somalia/Somaliland harnesses the vitality of the private sector while strengthening the oversight by the public sector to improve health outcomes for all.

How we
work

01
Asset 17

Consumer
Led

02
Asset 26

Market Development

03

Program
Design

04
Asset 9

Social
Enterprise

Our
Impact

In 2020 through June 2021, PSI Somalia/Somaliland achieved:

2.8

million users served through out-patient visits

150,819

children under one vaccinated with Pentavalent

19,644

users served with modern contraception

53,852

users reached with health and nutrition information through the 111,114 homes visited

Featured Projects

Support for International Family Planning Organizations (SIFPO2)

Donor: USAID

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Somali Health and Nutrition (SAHAN) Demand Creation Programme

Donor: DFID

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Community Health and Nutrition through Local Governance and Empowerment (CHANGE)

Donor: DFID

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Our
Leadership

Ibrahim Ahmed Hassan

Ibrahim Hassan Ahmed

Country Representative PSI Somaliland
Farai Chieza

Farai Chieza

Regional Representative PSI Kenya

Latest
Updates

Discover what's happening at PSI

7 Myths Surrounding Contraception – Busted! 

Adolescents encounter many obstacles to safe sex and pregnancy prevention. Along with issues of access, cost, fear of side effects, compromised privacy and confidentiality, bias of providers, and socio-cultural and religious concerns – there are myths and misconceptions to contraceptive use.

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Siphiwe’s Story: DREAMS Come True

Discover how DREAMS programming is equipping AGYW with the tools to generate income & build the confidence to run their own businesses.

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Informed and Determined: Young People in Rural Benin Command the Airwaves to Talk About Sex

Discover how young leaders in Kandi, northern Benin, organized an interactive radio program to share sexual and reproductive health information with their community.

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The Next Chapter

On his final day with the project, A360 Project Director Matthew Wilson shares his reflections & insights from the last four years.

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Case Study: Strengthening National Malaria Control Programs

Malaria prevention and treatment services are a critical component of national health systems in endemic areas. But too many people don’t have reliable access to that care. Explore how PSI is working to close this gap.

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Case Study: Market Shaping and Health Systems Strengthening

Explore how widely successful HIVST initiatives in Africa and Asia are informing how PSI replicates this approach to support the introduction of Hepatitis C and COVID-19 self-testing.

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