A detailed background to health care structure in Tanzania can be found at www.tanzania.go.tz/health
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:
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:
Christian Medical College, KCMC, Moshi Towa, Kilimanjero Tel: +255 55
543 77 Fax: 55 543 81 www.kcmc.ac.tz
Two new Medical Schools are:
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
Hospital www.bugando.org PO Box
1370, Mwanza, Tanzania Tel: +255 68 40610.
Hospital, PO Box 419, Mbeya, Tanzania Tel: +255 65
Other Government run hospitals used for electives:
Hospital, PO Box 581, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Tel: +255 51 110237/110428.
Mission Hospital, Berega, Morogoro, Tanzania.
A Note about Tanzania’s Flying Doctor Service:
A flying doctor service is based in Arusha Tel: +255 2548578
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