Short Courses

Teaching Methodology Course for Educational and Health Care Professionals

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

Useful Links

Pharmaceuticals for Medicine Without Borders
Research done on valuable botanical pharmaceutical information for cures for many of the world's diseases. Entirely free information offered to empower individuals who may suffer from these diseases.

National Institute of Medical Herbalists 
Founded in 1864, NIMH is the oldest body of professional practising herbalists in the western world. Information and frequently asked questions about herbs. Click to See More!!


‘Mstafeli’ Potential Cancer Cure

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!!

Postgraduate Training

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.

Currently, the institute offers three types of programmes. The CURRICULUM AND DURATION OF THE COURSES are as follows:

Master of Science in Traditional Medicines Development (Msc. Trad Meds Dev)

This is a four-semester programme, constituting 24 weeks each. Lectures, seminars and practical classes is covered in semesters one to two, whereas dissertation work is done in semesters three and four. All candidates shall have to study and pass examinations in the following courses offered by various departments within the University. Click Here to See the Training Programmes!!

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