Short Courses

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)

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!!

Our Future Outlook

The Institute is now in phase III of its research plan. In the stage more emphasis is being put on clinical evaluation of traditional recipes with the aim of incorporating them into the modern health care system.

  • The Institute has realized its role in training. Increasingly, the Institute is getting involved in the training of, especially, postgraduate students. We hope to become a center for training in the area of pharmaceutical biology.There are intentions to get involved in the cultivation of medicinal plants for commercial purposes.


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Direct Line: 21500096, 2150302-6 Ext 216, 2150302-6 Ext. 262