|Dr. Hillary Mabeya is the founder and lead surgeon at Gynocare Womens & Fistula Hospital, a nongovernmental organization in Western Kenya that provides reproductive health services to women. Since becoming the first specialized fistula surgeon in the region in 2003, he has performed thousands of surgeries that have transformed the lives of women suffering from obstetric fistula.
He is a a Senior Lecturer and an Obstetrician Gynecologist at Moi University School of Medicine in Eldoret, Kenya and is the Head of Department of Reproductive Health at Moi University and at the Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital, Eldoret, Previously as the District Medical Officer of Health in West Pokot District, and District Obstetrician/Gynecologist Kajiado, Kenya. Fistula training at Hamlin’s Fistula Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, and as fistula surgeon for Africa Medical Research Foundation (AMREF)
His professional associations include: Kenya Medical Association (KMA), Kenya Medical Practitioners and Dentists Board (KMPDB), Kenya Obstetrics and Gynecological Society (KOGS), and East, Central Southern Africa Obstetric and Gynecological Society (ECSAOGS).
Dr. Mabeya has provided numerous presentations on obstetric fistula in rural hospitals, HIV infected pregnant women, the social economic, and cultural determinants of obstetric fistula, and surgical outcomes for obstetric fistula.
He recently had a successful research outcomes on Cervical Cancer Screening for HIV-Seropositive Women giving rise to a HPV Vaccine in Belgium, a grant funded through AIDS International Training and Research Program, Fogarty AIDS International, and NIH. He is the Co-PI for an Emergency Obstetric and newborn care trial, a Global Network Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.
Dr. Mabeya holds MBChB in Medicine and Surgery and a MMED in Obstetrics and Gynecology from the University of Nairobi. He is also certified in reproductive research by the World Health Organization(WHO) and served as a Fellow of HIV in Women at Brown University.
Dr. Mabeya is also a Certified Fistula Trainer by the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) in Kenya.