• Prof.Flora Lucas Kessy - ({full_name})

    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..

  • Dr. Omary Kilume - ({full_name})

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  • Joyce Maeda - ({full_name})

  • Mwanamkuu Lesso - ({full_name})

  • Heka Mapunda - ({full_name})

  • Kirungi Ruteganya - ({full_name})

    Kirungi Ruteganya joined TTCIH in 2008. He studied Engineering at the University of Dar es Salaam in Tanzania and also attended several courses in India and China. He is responsible for IT and Business services.

  • Godlove Mng’ong’o - ({full_name})

  • Zabron Abel Mwankupili - ({full_name})

    Zabron Abel is an IT professional, Manager for E-Learning & Marketing. Zabron has  Bachelor (Computer Science),MBA from University of Dar es Salaam ,has remarkable skills in Database systems management (Sybase database administration –Nairobi, Kenya, Sybase database performance and tuning –Johannesburg –SA) .Zabron has experience in managing IT projects (CompTIA project management –Johannesburg ,SA)  .In 2010 he joined the National e-Learning Support Centre as project manager before later joining TTCIH.

  • Dr. Joseph Kambona - ({full_name})

    Dr. Joseph  Kambona is a professional Physician and a tutor for assistant medical officers.

    He graduated at Tumaini University Kilimanjaro, Tanzania (M.MED).

  • Dr. Janeth Bulemela - ({full_name})

    Dr. Janeth Caroline Bulemela is a professional in pediatric and child health with extensive knowledge and experience in management of Diabetes Mellitus and endocrinology, infectious diseases, neurology, neonatology care and follow-up etc.

    Worked at various hospital levels (district and National Tanzanian referral hospitals (Muhimbili National hospital, Kilimanjaro Christian medical centre) both as a postgraduate student and pediatrician within the country. Current full time clinical specialist at St. Francis referral hospital.

    Exposures pediatric activities in hospitals abroad in Baragwanath hospital, Johannersburg-South Africa, Jimma University, Ethiopia and St. Orsola hospital, Italy.(1998,2006 and 2009 respectively)

    Dr. Janeth has worked with TTCIH as  tutor for 6 years since August 2007 to date. As Head of hospital paediatric department since February 2009 to Jan 2013.

    She graduated as a Doctor of medicine, Pediatrician (master of medicine in paediatric and child health in Kilimanjaro Christian medical centre in Kilimanjaro, 2007 in Tanzania. She has achieved her super speciality in the field of endocrinology at Paediatric Endocrinology Training Centre for Africa, Nairobi, Kenya, 2011-2012

    She graduated as a Doctor of medicine, Pediatrician (master of medicine in pediatric and child health in Kilimanjaro Christian medical centre in Kilimanjaro, 2007 in Tanzania.

  • 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..

  • Dr. Edward Amani - ({full_name})

    Dr. Edward Amani is a general practitioner working with TTCIH as a tutor in Internal Medicine and also a registrar in the department of Internal Medicine of the St. Francis Referral Hospital.

    He graduated as a Doctor of Medicine in 2007 from Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Thereafter he did his internship at the St. Francis Referral Hospital from 2007 to 2008.

  • Dr. Hassan Njete - ({full_name})

    Dr. Hassan Ismail Njete is a Medical Doctor from the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

    He worked as an Intern Doctor (September 2007 - August 2008) and then as a Registrar Medical Officer in the department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology since September 2008 to date at the St. Francis Designated District Hospital in Ifakara.

    He has worked as a Tutor at the Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health (TTCIH) since October 2008.

    He has completed various courses as outlined below:
    Teaching Methodology Course at TTCIH
    Verbal Autopsy Training Course organized by the Ifakara Health Institute in collaboration with the USAID
    Training workshop on the New Curriculum for Management of STIs/RTIs held at Kibaha sponsored by the Ministry of Health in collaboration with JICA.
    Facilitator in Emergency Obstetric Care upgrading course held at Ifakara sponsored by Ifakara Health Institute


  • Dr Aza Lymo - ({full_name})

    Dr. Aza Lyimo is a registered medical doctor working as a tutor at the Tanzania Training Centre for International Health (TTCIH) in the department of Paediatric and Child Health since October 2009. He also works as a paediatric registrar at St. Francis Referral Hospital, based in the neonatal unit. He is a trainer of Integrated Management of Childhood Illness (IMCI) using IMCI computerised adaptation training tool (ICATT), a World Health Organization and Novartis Foundation initiative. He’s a currently a training coordinator of the Community Health Agents course, a nine month course run at TTCIH. Dr. Aza is involved in developing the competence-based curricula for different courses at TTCIH and other partners.

    He is a member of the e-Learning@TTCIH project, involved in developing and facilitating e-sessions for different courses at TTCIH. He’s also involved in developing micro-research projects under TTCIH and its partners.
    He attended medical school at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) in Dar es Salaam and finished in 2008. In 2010 he attended a research training fellowship in Ireland at the Trinity College Dublin and National University of Ireland Maynooth, where he trained on immunological laboratory research techniques and immunology of infectious diseases prevalent in the tropics.

    Dr. Aza attended training on Innovative Teaching Methodologies offered by Dalhousie University and training on Clinical Training Skills (CTS), a competence-based training offered by Jhpiego, an international non-profit health organisation, and the Tanzanian Ministry of Health. He also attended a micro-research training offered by Dalhousie University.

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