Department of Haematology and Blood Transfusion

The department serves as a center for healthcare, research, education and training in haematology and blood transfusion (H&BT) in Tanzania. H&BT is a crosscutting discipline that underpins the provision of health care. It provides education and training at undergraduate level to doctors, nurses, pharmacists and medical laboratory officers. At postgraduate level, it offers a 3-year MMed programme for specialist training and a 2 year MSc programme for superspecialty training. In addition it offers training in biomedical research with MSc and PhD programmes.

The department works closely with Muhimbili National Hospital to provide healthcare, and in 2004 established a research programme in sickle cell disease. It has partnerships with local and international partners including American Society of Haematology, Dartmouth College, University of Oxford and University of California San Francisco.




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