Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (Tanzania) concluded a university exchange agreement with Kumamoto University
On January 19, 2016, Kumamoto University concluded an academic and student exchange agreement with Tanzania’s Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS).
School of Public Health and Allied Sciences, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences and Kumamoto University’s Center for AIDS Research, Graduate School of Life Science, and Graduate School of Medical Science realized a faculty-level academic exchange agreement in 2003, and in order to expand the range of these exchanges, a new academic and student exchange agreement was recently concluded between the two universities. MUHAS is the top national university in the field of life sciences in Tanzania, and the university plays a leading role in the development of human resources in the field of medicine. Together with Kumamoto University, both joint research and researcher exchanges have been conducted in the fields of infectious diseases and AIDS research, and students have enrolled in the doctoral course in medical science. In these ways, diverse and meaningful academic and student exchanges are being conducted.
Deputy Vice Chancellor Eligius Lyamuya and Dr. Bruno Sunguya, Lecturer, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences, participated in the signing ceremony. Witnessed by staff members of both universities, Deputy Vice Chancellor Lyamuya and President Shinji Harada placed their signatures on the agreement and shook hands firmly.
After the conclusion of this agreement, expanded exchanges throughout the university as well as the development of exchanges in new fields are also expected.