Clinical Officer Training Program

GraduationSince 1969, Machame Lutheran Hospital has hosted and operated a school to train clinical officers. Where ever you go in Tanzania and beyond you will meet graduates of this program.

This is a three year program for Form 4 or Form 6 leavers. Training is provided on all aspects of medicine appropriate for clinical officers. Graduates receive a Diploma as Clinical Officers from the Ministry of Health and is offered under the University of Dar es Salaam.

Each year 45-50 students are admitted and begin their training. Most are from Tanzania but students have come from across Africa.  The school year begins in August. Applications are received from Jan 1 to April 30th and selections made in the 2nd week of May.

Application letters, along with photocopies of all related educational documents should be sent to:

Students of the Clinical Officer Training Program

Students of the Clinical Officer Training Program

Principal   COTC
Machame Lutheran Hospital
P.O.Box 3044
Moshi, Tanzania

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