The department fully engages in laboratory, clinical and public health research. In collaboration with other departments in and outside of MUHAS, our research portfolio has mainly focused on the following: Physiologic and molecular aspects of sickle cell disease; Cardiovascular risk assessment and prevention; Spirometric evaluation of patients with heart disease; Occupational and environmental exposure and their effects in human health and Effects of lifestyle (exercise/physical activity and nutrition) in obesity, cardiovascular risk factors and type 2 diabetes. The department is also involved a number of international and regional collaborative research on childhood obesity, sickle cell disease and occupational health.
SCHOOL OF MEDICINE
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Dar es Salaam
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