Jacob Shabani

Senior Instructor
Department of Family Medicine

Interim Chair Department of Family Medicine in Nairobi

Telephone: 254 20 3662895


Master of Medicine in Family Medicine, Aga Khan University in Dar es Salaam, 2009
Bachelor of Medicine Bachelor of Surgery, University of Nairobi, 2000

Current areas of teaching

Community Oriented Practice
Principles and Practice of Urban Family Medicine
Principles and Practice of Rural Family Medicine
Health Management
Health Promotion and Prevention of Disease
Research and Audits in Primary Care
Primary Care Surgical Procedures
Ethics in Family Medicine

Research interests

Primary Care
Cardiovascular Disease


Full time Faculty and Consultant Family Physician, Department of Family Medicine, Aga Khan University in Nairobi, 2013 to Date
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine, Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi, 2010 - 2012
Medical Officer, Kenyatta National Hospital, Nairobi, 2002 - 2005

Professional associations

Member, Kenya Cardiac Society, 2012 to present
Member, Kenya Association of Family Physicians, 2010 to Present
Member, African Family Medicine Group, 2009 to Present

Awards and honours

Aga Khan Development Network Integrity Certificate, 2008
Certificate of Merit for Best Male Doctor 2004–2005 by Kenyatta National Hospital Accident and Emergency Department
Best Student in Academic Performance, Starehe Boys’ Centre and School in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) Examination, 1992
Gold Level President Award Scheme, 1992
Outstanding Junior Academic Activity Muriuki House, Starehe Boys Centre and School, 1990
Certificate of Merit by City Council of Nairobi Education Department for Outstanding Academic Performance in Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) Examinations 1988

Created on:04/26/2016 Last modified:03/21/2017