Tanzania website listing - School of Dentistry.Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS)

Web: http://www.sod.muhas.ac.tz

The School of Dentistry is one of the five schools of the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) which became a fully fledged University in 2007. The school started as a Division of Dentistry within the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Dar-es-Salaam in 1979, after a felt need for production of Tanzanian dentists who were suitably trained to address oral health problems of Tanzanians. The dentist: population ratio in Tanzania is about 1:120,000 people compared to a ratio of 1:7,500 people that is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) in developing countries.

Date Discovered:14/April/2015