The general pharmacology unit is a unit within the Department of Clinical Pharmacology. The unit undertakes teaching undergraduate, postgraduate and Master of Science students. The unit gives an overview of the various mechanisms of action of drugs; the basic concepts of identification, classification and regulation of pharmacological targets; secondary and unwanted effects of drugs, drug interactions and the clinical evaluation of drugs. It also provides the general description of pharmacological targets at the molecular level and their implication in diverse physiopathological processes.
A growing unit of clinical pharmacology and therapeutics aims to connect the gap between medical practice and laboratory science. Undergraduate Students are taught on the correlations of the actions and effects of drugs and other chemical agents with the physiological, biochemical, microbiological, immunological, or behavioral factors influencing disease. The department also hosts a MSc programme in clinical pharmacology
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
P.O. Box 65001
Dar es Salaam
Tel: Direct: +255-22-2151680, Tel: +255 22 2150302-6 (Ext. 1008 Dean, 1276 OMS)