Short Courses

Short Course on Traditional Medicine Development Level I

The Institute of Traditional Medicine (ITM) is advertising five days short course on Traditional Medicine Development level I starting 28 September to 3 October, 2020 the applications are open from 15th July, 2020 and the closing date for receiving application and payment is 4th September, 2020. Download the Advert and Application Form.

 


 

Short Course on Traditional Medicine Development Level II

The Institute of Traditional Medicine (ITM) is advertising five days short course on Traditional Medicine Development level II starting from 5th to 9th October, 2020. The applications are open from 15th July, 2020 and the closing date for receiving application and payment is 4th September, 2020. Download the Advert and Application Form.



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Opportunities at the Institute

The Institute has the following opportunities in accomplishing its responsibilities:
•    The country with large wealth of medicinal plants, a few of which have been exploited. These represent potential source of curative products and drug
•    Over 75,000 traditional healers in Tanzanian Mainland. These are the custodians of the knowledge about plants with medicinal value.

They will assist the Institute in exploiting the wealth of medicinal plants found in different parts of the country.

•     Countrywith unique in the world. Some plants are only found in Tanzania. Due to this reason it is possible to attract both national and international collaborators in research on the medicinal value of these plants.
•    Presence of medicinal plant farms, which can be used for commercial cultivation of medicinal plants. The same plants can be used to prepare galenicals for use. Establishment of a herbal pharmacy for dispensing these preparations will generate funds for the institute

Contact US

INSTITUTE OF TRADITIONAL MEDICINE
P.O. Box 65001, Dar es Salaam,
E-mail: ditm@muhas.ac.tz
Direct Line: 21500096, 2150302-6 Ext 216, 2150302-6 Ext. 262