Abubakar Maghimbi, MD

Abubakar Maghimbi PortraitAbubakar Maghimbi, MD, specializes in internal medicine, with 17 years of experience in infectious diseases and over eight years working on President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief- and World Health Organization Stop TB-funded projects.

He is a member of the Association of Physicians of Tanzania, Medical Association of Tanzania, and Medical Council of Tanganyika. His work in HIV/AIDS started in 2004 at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. In 2009, he joined the University of Maryland, Baltimore program in Tanzania, leading a multidisciplinary team providing technical assistance to more than 600 Care and Treatment Clinics and PMTCT (Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission) facilities. As the Tanzania country director, he expanded his team from four to 52 staff members.