Habiba Ali Maalim is a consultant obstetrician and a medical practitioner with 20
years experience specializing on Maternal and child health. Until her appointment as
the CECM Health, Hon. Habiba was based in Gedo Region, Somalia working as Nurse
Midwife Coordinator, with International Irish NGO, Trocaire.
Hon. Habiba started her medical practice in Wajir County Referral Hospital then
known as Wajir District Hospital in 2001, where she was the Nursing Officer-In-
Charge of Maternal and Child Health. She was later transferred to Garissa General
Hospital to serve in the same capacity for a period of three years.
In 2012, Hon. Habiba Ali Maalim was moved to Mbagathi County Referral Hospital
where she served in various positions such as the Head of Reproductive Health
Department, Continuing Medical Training Coordinator and Nurse Services Manager.
Hon. Habiba has received various trainings on Strengthening Health System for
Maternal and Child Health, Childhood Illness, Obstetric and Neonatal Resuscitation,
Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care in Kenya and Japan.
She holds an MSc. Obstetric/Midwifery Nursing from the University of Nairobi and
Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Kenya Methodist University