MUHAS Selected Applicants 2022/2023
In 1963, the Dar es Salaam Medical School became the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS).
The school then evolved into the Dar es Salaam University’s Faculty of Medicine, which was upgraded and renamed the Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences in 1991. (MUCHS).
The Muhimbili Medical Centre was formed in 1996 when the Faculty of Medicine was upgraded to a constituent College of the University of Dar es Salaam with the goal of eventually developing it into a full-fledged university (MMC).
MUCHS has made significant progress in terms of increased student enrollment and the development of several new academic programmes over the years.
MUCHS was established by Parliament Act No. 9 of 1991, which was repealed in 2005 by the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005. In 2007, Article 1 of the Charter of Incorporation established MUHAS, in accordance with the Universities Act No. 7 of 2005.
The University’s objectives are the advancement of knowledge, the diffusion and extension of technology and learning, the provision of higher education and research, and, to the extent possible, the nurturing of the intellectual, aesthetic, social, and moral growth of its students.
A university excelling in quality training of health professionals, research and public services with conducive learning and working environment.
To provide quality training, research and services in health and related fields for attainment of equitable socioeconomic development for Tanzanian community and beyond.
MUHAS shall be guided by the following values in order to realise the vision and fulfil its mission:
I. Social responsibility, accountability, and leadership in responding to societal issues and expectations.
II. Public accountability is achieved through transparent decision-making, open review, and responsible and efficient resource management.
III. Institutional autonomy through self-governing structures and increased operational independence while remaining responsive to societal needs.
IV. Highest professional and ethical standards, demonstrated by openness, honesty, tolerance, and respect for the individual.
V. Gender equity and social justice in terms of religion, ethnicity, and other social characteristics.
VI. Academic freedom in critical thinking and inquiry, as well as open exchange of ideas and knowledge
VII. Academic integrity and professional excellence in teaching, research, and service provision are emphasised in Chapter VII.
VIII. Nationalism and internationalism in scholarly activities concerning national and global concerns, roductivity, innovation, and entrepreneurship in all University activities supported by a commitment to quality, efficiency, and effectiveness
Human resources of the highest calibre capable of enhancing the University’s vision and mission.
IX. The right of students and staff to intellectual, social, cultural, and recreational opportunities.