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Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences

  • Muhimbili Complex
  • United Nations Road
  • Upanga West
  • Ilala District
  • Dar es Salaam

The Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) started as the Dar es salaam medical school in 1963. The school then transformed into the faculty of medicine of the university of Dar es salaam that in 1991 was upgraded and became a college–the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS).

Our vision is to be a university excelling in quality training of health professionals, research and public services with conducive learning and working environment.

Our mission is to provide quality training, research and services in health and related fields for attainment of equitable socioeconomic development for the Tanzanian community and beyond.


Research is one of the core functions of the University aiming at generation and advancement of knowledge. MUHAS is one of the major institutions undertaking health research in the country and the research results generated have provided valuable evidence-based information for guiding the management, control and prevention of major diseases.

Our programmes: Diploma | Undergraduate | Postgraduate