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

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!
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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