Research Activities


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.


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