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National Institute for Medical Research

Muhimbili Medical Research Centre

Clinical Research

Laboratory Research

NCDs and Co-Infections

Health Systems Research

Muhimbili Medical Research Centre

About NIMR Muhimbili

The National Institute for Medical Research (NIMR) is a government parastatal institution established by the Act of Parliament in (NIMR Act Cap 59 R.E.2002). It is the only public health research institute in the country. The institute has 8 centers across Tanzania; NIMR Muhimbili (NIMR- Muhimbili) is one of the centers.


NIMR-Muhimbili have been collaborating with all disease control programs of the Ministry of Health such as Reproductive and Child Health (RCH) section, HIV/AIDS Control Programme (NACP), National Tuberculosis control programs etc in conducting implementation, operational and clinical research in Tanzania. The institute has a functional ethics committee, which is crucial for reviewing and monitoring of all health research in the country.


The NIMR Muhimbili Centre has a well-trained workforce with extensive experience in conducting multi-site projects, some of which are multcountry, using both quantitative and qualitative research data collection methods...Click here to Read More

Dr. Mbazi Senkoro


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Dr. Amos Kahwa

Head of Research

Dr. Esther Ngadaya

Head Monitoring & Control

Dr. Andrew Kilale


Dr. Nyagosya Range

Head Laboratory

CPA. Ndojime Mbughuni

Head Corporate Services

Ms. Jane Tungu


Ms. Rose Tendeka

Head PMU

Dr. Charles Makasi

Head Kilosa Station

Dr. Sokoine Kivuyo

Head Haydom Station