Gabriel M. Anabwani, M.B.Ch.B, is executive director of the Botswana-Baylor Children’s Clinical Center of Excellence in Gabarone, Botswana. Anabwani served as head of pediatrics at Princess Marina Hospital from 1997 to 2003 and has played a leading role in Botswana’s fight against pediatric HIV. He joined Moi University in Eldoret in 1990 as a founding faculty member, becoming professor and chair of pediatrics and child health in 1992. From 1980-1990, he taught pediatrics and child health at the University of Nairobi.
He served as director, Primary Health Care East Africa from 1987 to 1989 in a project to strengthen the primary health care content in the teaching and training curricula of medical schools in several countries. He has served as external examiner in pediatrics in several schools in the region including Makerere, Uganda; Nairobi, Kenya; Dar es Salaam, Tanzania; Lusaka, Zambia; and Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Dr. Anabwani serves on technical expert committees for UNICEF and WHO, as chairperson of the Nestle Nutrition Institute Africa, and on several national and international professional and technical boards. In May 2009 he was honored for his “Outstanding Contribution to HIV Medicine in Botswana.”