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Medic's Guide to Work and Electives Around the World - Electives, hospitals, medical schools, medicine, nursing, travel, work,  NGOs, voluntary work, UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Mark Wilson
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Tanzania hospitals, electives, medical schools, NGOs, recruitment agencies, voluntary work, nursing, medical, health care, rural,  charity work, elective, hospital, missionary work, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, medics travel, the medics guide to work and electives around the world, mark wilsonTanzania hospitals, electives, medical schools, NGOs, recruitment agencies, voluntary work, nursing, medical, health care, rural,  charity work, elective, hospital, missionary work, Australia, New Zealand, UK, USA, medics travel, the medics guide to work and electives around the world, mark wilsonTANZANIA

Population: 29.7 million
Languages: English and Swahili
Capital: Dodoma
Currency: Tanzanian shilling
Int Code: +255

A detailed background to health care structure in Tanzania can be found at www.tanzania.go.tz/health 

Useful Addresses:

Ministry of Health, PO Box 9083, Dar es Salaam Tel: +255 51 20261 Fax: 51 39951

Visas and work permit:  For up-to-date information visit: http://www.tanzania-online.gov.uk

THE MEDICAL SCHOOLS:

Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences www.muchs.ac.tz (University Web Site: www.udsm.ac.tz),Office of the Principal, PO Box 65001, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tel: +255 22 215 03026 Fax: 22 215 1586 .They can organize electives, for example in Mbeya Consultant Hospital. Only around 50 Tanzanian students enrol a year and there is a high drop-out rate. This makes Tanzania very short of doctors. It uses:
Muhimbili Medical Centre, PO Box 65000, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tel:  +255 51 150939/1500816.

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, KCMC, Moshi Towa, Kilimanjero Tel: +255 55 543 77 Fax: 55 543 81 www.kcmc.ac.tz It uses:
Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre www.kcmc.ac.tz , PO Box 3010, Moshi, Tanzania Tel: +255 57 54263/52291 Fax: 55 54381.

Two new Medical Schools are:

Hubert Kairuki Memorial University (HKMU), Faculty of Medicine, 322 Regent Estate, P.O. Box 65300, Dar es Salaam Tel: +255 22 270 0021, Fax: 22 277 5591
Vignan's International Medical & Technological University, Faculty of Medicine, P.O. Box No. 77594, Saruji Complex, New Bagamayo Road, Dar es Salaam Tel: +255 51 647 257, Fax:  51 647 038 www.imtu.edu 

GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS:

Bugando Hospital www.bugando.org PO Box 1370, Mwanza, Tanzania Tel: +255 68 40610.
The University College of Health Sciences at Bugando Medical Center is established as a Catholic college having four schools: Medical, Nursing, Pharmacotherapy and Dental. 

Mbeya Referral Hospital, PO Box 419, Mbeya, Tanzania Tel: +255 65 3576.
Mnazi Mmoja Hospital, PO Box 338, Zanzibar, Tanzania Tel: +255 54 31071.

Other Government run hospitals used for electives:

Hindu Mandal Hospital, PO Box 581, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tel: +255 51 110237/110428.
Agha Khan Hospital, PO Box 2289, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tel: +255 51 114096.
Nachingwea District General Hospital, Nachingwea, Lindi, South Tanzania
Teule District Designated Hospital, Muheza, Tanga Region, Tanzania.

MISSION HOSPITALS:

Berega Mission Hospital, Berega, Morogoro, Tanzania.
St Anne’s Hospital, PO Box 2, Liuli (via Songea), Tanzania (connected via USPG charity).
St Francis Hospital, Kwo Mkono, Handeni District, Tanzania.

A Note about Tanzania’s Flying Doctor Service:

A flying doctor service is based in Arusha Tel: +255 2548578 

 

 
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