Emergency Medicine Department

The Emergency Medicine Department (EMD) is one of the clinical departments in the School of Medicine at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS). The department works in partnership with a full capacity EMD of Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH), which was opened in 2010.

The EMD-MUHAS started the first and still the only Emergency Medicine (EM) residency-training program in Tanzania, and also the only EM undergraduate training program, offering the first ever EM experience to young upcoming doctors. The first residency class started in the academic year of 2010/2011, and the first MD rotation in EM started in the academic year 2014/2015.

The EMD is completely engaged in Research, consultancy and training of health providers to be competent in identifying, stabilizing, and disposing all patients with acute and undifferentiated complaints. In the last 5 years the department have been able to document several burden of disease in areas of Trauma, Sepsis, Sickle Cell disease, HIV and, Emergency Care systems assessment.

Contact US

P.O. Box 65001
Dar es Salaam
Tel: Direct: +255-22-2151680, Tel: +255 22 2150302-6 (Ext. 1008 Dean, 1276 OMS)
Fax: +255-022-2150465
E-Mail dsmed@muhas.ac.tz