Prof.Flora Lucas Kessy - (Director)
She is a Director ofTanzanian Training Centre for International Health based in Ifakara, Morogoro. She holds a PhD in Family and Consumer Economics from University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, USA (2001). Prof.Kessy has researched and published on issues related to poverty, social sectors development and good governance. She has been involved in various policy engagement activities including drafting national poverty reduction strategies. In particular, she was the team leader for Cluster II of the National Strategy for Growth and Reduction of Poverty in Tanzania (MKUKUTA II) which is about improving the social well-being of all Tanzanians and which was drafted in light of achieving the national and sectoral policy objectives and Millennium Development Goals. She is also actively involved in the discussions on drafting the national social protection framework..