Dr. Esther Kyungu

Dr. Esther Kyungu

Public Health Physician

Dr. Esther Kyungu is a result oriented Public Health Physician with excellence in patient centric approaches related to clinical and non-clinical services, and electronic tools to improve the quality of healthcare. She has an expertise in vaccinology, pharmaceutical clinical development, medical education, infection prevention and control (IPC), family planning, tropical and travel medicine, good clinical practice (GCP), health research ethics and implementation research.

Esther is a Short-Courses and Students’ Exchange Program Coordinator at the Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health (TTCIH) based in Ifakara, Tanzania. Her responsibilities are to design, coordinate, facilitate and monitor and evaluate educational health courses for local and international audiences. Esther is a seasoned healthcare professional, having held several senior and Board positions in the industry, including as the Core Member of the Tanzania Immunization Technical Advisory Committee (TITAC), and National Verification Committee (NVC) for Measles Elimination, and as well as a Board Member of Health and Allied Sciences Subject Board of the National Council for Technical Education (NACTE). She is currently leading a national taskforce to developing a competence-based curriculum for ordinary diploma in vector control.

Esther studied medicine at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Tanzanian) and is a vaccinology and pharmaceutical clinical development graduate of Siena University (Italy). 

A well-versed speaker, Esther has presented at various international and local conferences.