Dr. Abassi is a registered medical doctor (MD) by Medical Council of Tanganyika with more than 6 years of direct patient primary care and medical/health insurance experience. Received his early education in Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) and holds a Degree in Medicine.

Started his career at the Tanga Regional Referral hospital, then to Metropolitan Insurance Company, later he joined St. Augustine Muheza DDH where he attained both clinical and insurance skills.

He has been medical in charge for TCCL clinic, Mkuzi Health center, member of council health management team (CHMT – Muheza DC), Muheza district NHIF coordinator, Head of department health insurance Services at SAMDDH.

He has been a tutor for clinical medicine course and examiner in several NACTE clinical medicine examinations.

Furthermore, he attended several trainings including ICD 10 coding, voluntary surgical contraceptive, Non-operative Fractures management and Entrepreneurship in health (Cambridge initiative development & MUHAS).

He attended observational training on Management of medical clinics at Wye Valley NHS county Hospital, Herefordshire – UK.