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Mufida Marei Omar Shabiby

Department of Health, Mombasa County, Kenya

Mufida Marei Omar Shabiby

Mufida Marei Omar Shabiby, MBBS, MPH, MMED –Obs/Gyn
Senior Director of Medical Services, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Department of Health, Mombasa County, Kenya

I am a Kenyan citizen residing in the Coastal town of Mombasa. After my basic education in Kenya I did my undergraduate course in Medicine (MBBS) in Pakistan, then went back to practice in Kenya. After three years of service I went to Australia for MPH through the AUSAID programme and after completing the course I returned back to Kenya to serve as District Medical Officer of Health of Mombasa District. In 2010 I joined University of Nairobi to study master of Medicine in Obstetrics and Gynecology which I completed in 2014. Since then I have been serving as Consultant Obstetrics and Gynecologist in Mombasa County.

During my service I have served as:

  • Medical Officer in CPGH
  • Provincial HIV Coordinator
  • Medical Superintendent of a district hospital
  • Resident in Obs/Gyn department

I have also undergone several leadership programs.

Research done include:

  • Health and wellbeing of African immigrants in Western Australia
  • Uptake of contraceptive implant in the immediate postpartum period among HIV positive and HIV negative women

I speak fluent English and Kiswahili, and can also communicate in Arabic and Urdu.