• Dr. Esther Kyungu - ({full_name})

    Esther is a Medical Doctor and Tutor of the Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health (TTCIH), an organization based in Ifakara, Morogoro Region.

    She has training in Medicine (Bachelor of Medicine, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, MUHAS, Dar Es Salaam, 2002-2007), and Vaccines and Pharmaceuticals (MSc, jointly organized by Siena University, Medical School and Novartis Vaccines and Diagnostics, Italy, June 2011-November 2012).

    Her clinical, teaching and research know-how in internal and community medicine, tropical infectious diseases and vaccines are boundless.

    Esther organizes and facilitates various modules in Community Medicine, and supervises Assistant Medical Officers’ students and Community Health Agents. She also coordinates and facilitates various international courses hosted by TTCIH.

    Her research has centered on issues in tropical infectious diseases and vaccines. This began with investigation of causes of fever in children (IMALDIA – Improving MALaria DIAgnosis) in 2008 in Ifakara, Tanzania and moved onto the epidemiology of pulmonary tuberculosis and vaccine development updates in sub Saharan Africa, 2000-2010..

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