Department of Anatomy

Anatomy is a biomedical subject dealing with the knowledge of the structure of the human body in health. The department of Anatomy, one of the core departments of the School of Medicine teaches the subject of anatomy to various degree programs at MUHAS both at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The department also offers short courses including the Morticians Skills course to Mortuary Technicians from all over the country. We also conduct research in four sub-disciplines namely: Gross Anatomy, Histology, and Embryology and Neuroanatomy.

The major research themes of the department are: Albinism and other Congenital Disorders, Clinical Anatomy and Medical Education. The discipline strives to advance the understanding of the structure and the various developmental anomalies. Currently the department has six academic staff, three technical staff and five supporting staff.




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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