Dr. Fadimatu Mishara heads the Institute’s Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Regional Office. As Regional Manager, she oversees the implementation of HIV and tuberculosis programs in about 90 health care facilities in the FCT.
She is responsible for providing leadership to the Institute’s SURGE program targeted at achieving the UNAIDS 95-95-95 strategy to enable 95% of FCT residents living with HIV know their status, place 95% of them on treatment and ensure that 95% of those on HIV treatment are virally suppressed.
Dr. Mishara handles review and reporting of programs in the region, and liaises with partners at the federal, state and community levels for effective care and treatment programs. She is also spearheading improvements in key population and data management processes in the region.
Prior to assuming this position in 2019, she served in several capacities within the organization, such as ART and Tuberculosis/HIV Cascade Coordinator, FCT Senior Technical Officer, Program Officer, Research Associate, and Site Coordinator.
She schooled in Semmelweis University, and University of Debrecen both in Hungary, where she earned a Doctor of Medicine and Masters of Public Health respectively. Dr. Mishara has also participated in several national and international courses.
She is a member of the Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria, the Irish Medical Council and the American Public Health Association. Her research interests are in tuberculosis, and HIV prevention and treatment. Her hobbies are traveling, reading and playing puzzle games .She is married with a child.