Re advertisement of the Short Course on Traditional Medicine Development
The five days short course training on Traditional Medicine Development which was scheduled from 22nd to 26th August 2016 at the Institute of Traditional Medicine (ITM) has now been re-scheduled to start on 19th to 23rd September 2016. The closing date for application and payment is now 15th September, 2016.Download the Advert (Swahili, English) and Application Form (Swahili, English)
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An expert from the Institute of Traditional Medicine at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences – Department of Medical Botany, Plant Breeding and Agronomy, Dr Joseph Otieno exclusively told the ‘Daily News on Saturday’ Read More!!
The Institute of Traditional Medicine, previously known as Traditional Medicine Research Unit was established under the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences, Act of Parliament no. 9 of 1991, Section 10 (1) (c). The Act provided for an Institute Board that reports to the Academic Board of the College. The Institute is charged with the responsibility to research into traditional healing systems, in Tanzania, to identify useful practices which can be adopted and also to identify useful materia medica which can be modernized and developed into drugs for use to improve human health
In 2009/2010 the Institute engaged in yet another milestone through conducting a Postgraduate programmes aimed at producing graduates who will further strengthen development of Traditional medicine for the health of Tanzanians.