Institute of Public Health

To contribute in making KCMUCo a center of excellence in teaching, research and care for medical professionals as well as to be an institute of excellence in research in the region and contribute in improving health, well being and quality of life for people in the local and global community’’


  • To train and generate high quality researchers who will lead in bringing scientific innovations and comprehensive solutions to global  health problems
  • To train leaders in public health who will use evidence in formulating policies and public health interventions and improving health services
  • To influence getting sound research into public health policy and practice
  • To develop next generation of academicians who are highly trained in planning and executing sound research, and become research leaders nationally and in the continent


  • Organizing and teaching Foundation course for all masters students at the college.
  • This is 9 weeks module (October – Dec each year) aiming to build foundation for research
  • Covers biostatistics, epidemiology and research methodology
  • Prepares students in management in research and teaching methodology

Short Courses offered through IPH  

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Venue: All the courses will be offered at KCMUCo in Moshi, Tanzania

  1. Facilitators: The courses will be led by teams of experienced trainers from within and outside the institute. The institute collaborates with Professors and senior scientists from National Institute for Research (NIMR), World Health Organization (WHO), London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) in UK, Copenhagen University in Denmark, Antwerp University in Belgium, and KwaZulu-Natal University in South Africa
  2. Who can attend: Statisticians, research officers, project/program officers, health managers, district/regional medical officers, academicians, health secretaries, clinicians, nursing officers, undergraduate and postgraduate students.

III. Confirmation deadline: Two weeks before commencement of the given course

  1. Contact person (s):
  2. Coordinator: Ms. Beatrice John (
  3. Administrator: Ms. Jacqueline Urassa (

Phone: +255 757 860171

  1. Payment of fees:
  • Fees is TShs 400,000/= for each listed course except for basic epidemiology & biostatistics which would be TShs 900,000/=, to cover tuition fee, certificates and training materials
  • Fees should be paid to: Exim Bank (Moshi Branch)

        Acc/Name: KCMU College – Institute of Public Health

        Acc No. TZS: 0070015284

  1. How to apply: Please fill the application form below and send to short course administrator via email

                                 Ms. Beatrice John: