Our Values

In order to realize the vision and fulfill its mission, MUHAS shall be guided by the following values:

  • Social responsibility, accountability and leadership in responding to issues and expectations of the society.
  • Public accountability through transparent decision-making, open review, responsible and efficient use of resources.
  •  Institutional autonomy through self-governing structures and greater independence in action while being responsive to societal needs.
  • Professional and ethical standards of the highest order, practiced through openness, honesty, tolerance and respect for the individual.
  • Equity and social justice with regard to gender, religion, ethnicity and other social characteristics.
  • Academic freedom in critical thought and enquiry as well as the open exchange of ideas and knowledge.
  • Academic integrity and professional excellence in teaching, research and service provision.
  • Nationalism and internationalism in scholarly activities of national and global concerns,
  • Productivity, innovation and entrepreneurship in all activities of the University underpinned by a dedication to quality, efficiency and effectiveness.
  •  Human Resource of the highest quality capable of enhancing the realization of the vision and mission of the University.
  • The right to enjoy intellectual, social, cultural and recreational opportunities, for students and staff.

Vision and Mission


A university excelling in quality training of health professionals, research and public services
with conducive learning and working environment.


To provide quality training, research and services in health and related fields for attainment of equitable socioeconomic
development for Tanzanian community and beyond.

Functions of the University

  • To provide in Tanzania a place of learning, education, research in health sciences
  • To prepare students through regular and professional courses in the fields of health and allied health sciences for degrees, diplomas, certificates and other awards
  • To contribute to the intellectual life of Tanzania
  • To be the main supplier of key policy makers, experts and personnel in the health sector.
  • To be a catalyst in the health sector reforms through conducting relevant research and educating the public in health related issues

University Administration Structure

CPD - Continuing Professional Development unit
CSL - Clinical Skills Lab
CMS - Construction and Maintenance Section
CM - Contract Management
DCEPD - Directorate of Continuing Education and Professional Development
DLU - Distant Learning Unit
DQA - Directorate of Quality Assurance
ERU - External Relations Unit
HPE - Health Professions Education unit
HR - Human Resource
IRB - Institutional Review Board
IPU-   Intellectual Property Unit
GEM - Grounds and Environmental Maintenance Section
GM- Grants Management
GS - Games and Sports
DPI - Directorate of Planning and Investments
MIIT - Medical Illustration and Instructional Technology
PA - Personal Assistant
PM - Property Management
BA - Buildings Assessment
VAS - Valuation and Appraisal Section                  
RD - Research Development
RDLR - Recruitment, Discipline and Labour Relations
SBWMR - Salary, Benefits, Welfare, Motivation and Retention
SSB - Students Services Bureau
SLU - Student Loans Unit
TPAPP - Training, Planning, Appraisal, Policy and Procedures

Google Scholar Citations

Google Scholar Citations provide a simple way for authors to keep track of citations to their articles. You can check who is citing your publications, graph citations over time, and compute several citation metrics. You can also make your profile public, so that it may appear in Google Scholar results when people search for your name, e.g., Karim Manji.

Note: Google Scholar Citations public profiles improve transparency of your institution

Short Courses

Cosmetic Restorative Dentistry
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Traditional Medicine Development
Starting Date: 16th to 20th October, 2017. Deadline: 10th October, 2017 . Download the Advert and Application Form (Swahili, English)

Basic Mortuary Technician Short Course

Research News

Fogarty Global Health Fellow Dr Emmanuel Balandya studies sickle cell immunity

The brother and sister playing in the clinic at Dar-es-Salaam's Muhimbili National Hospital reminded Dr. Emmanuel Balandya why he chose to focus his research as a Fogarty Global Health Fellow on the role of immune cells in sickle cell disease. Read More!

Research Links and Collaborations

Library Services

MUHAS Library is the largest national collection of health resources. Read More!


MUHAS offer elective periods of study to Medical, Nursing, and Dental students in their clinical years for both Undergraduate and Postgraduate programsRead More! 

ICT Services

The University provides ICT services to academic staff, students, researchers and administrative staff. These services include e-mail, internet, telephone, training, and consultancy services. Read More!

Kalenga Guest House
The MUHAS Kalenga Guest House (KGH) is a comfortable and safe place for researchers, faculty, fellows and residents located along Kalenga Street plot No 490, Upanga area.
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