Somaliland: Government sets new requirements for pharmaceutical companies


THT-The Somaliland Quality Control Commission (SQCC) has issued new requirements for Pharmaceutical Companies to fulfill prior to importing any medicine to the country.

A letter issued by SQCC  and signed by its director General Mohamed Geedi Ainanshe and addressed  to Pharmaceutical Companies informed that the  new requirements, were :

  1. Must submit Certificate of Origin
  2. ’’ Certificate of Analysis
  3. ’’ Packaging of List
  4. ’’ Bill of Landing
  5. No medicine importation permitted expiring less than six months.

New requirements outlined SQCC anticipated to improve quality and quantity of all medicine to be utilized in the country onward.

By: Mohamoud Ali Walaaleye
Freelance Reporter
Hargeisa- Somaliland


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