Public Health Training Scholarships 

Public Health Training Scholarships: The School of Public Health and Social Sciences of the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS), Tanzania will organize a two weeks short course on Quantitative Methods from 19th to 30th September.

The course will be fully sponsored by the Global Infectious Disease program (GID) which is based at MUHAS as part of the MUHAS-Harvard Collaboration.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this 2-weeks course is to equip / strengthen the research capacity of participants though building their skills in quantitative approaches to research on health related events.

The course will equip participants with skills in designing, implementing, analyzing and using research information at various levels of the health care delivery system.

Specifically upon successful completion of the course, graduates will be able to:

  • Develop a scientifically sound research proposal
  • Understand the relevance of quantitative study designs as applied to health research.
  • Acquire knowledge and skills in generating health related data that can influence decisions at local level.
  • Design and conduct relevant priority research in health so as to allow evidence based decisions.
  • Process data, present and interpret research findings, including the use of computers in data analysis and make appropriate recommendations from research findings
  • Disseminate research findings through appropriate means to various audiences.


    The course is open to people who are engaged in health related research including but not limited to: Academic and non-academic staff and students of institutions of higher learning involved in health related research or who intend to conduct research in health related fields.

    Members of the regional or district health management team, health planners, medical practitioners and dental surgeons, health officers, DMO’s, health project coordinators’ or other personnel working in health related research and interventions in public and private organizations.

    For more information and application materials: Public Health Training Scholarships