Tanzania Medical Journal (TMJ) is an OPEN ACCESS, multidisciplinary peer-reviewed, medical and health science journal published three times a year in January-April, May-August and September – December, by the Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT). The journal publishes any contribution that advances medical science or practice extending to all aspects of medicine, with the main objectives of improving all aspects of medicine in Tanzania and East Africa at large. In order to achieve these core objectives the journal publishes papers on original scientific research, short communications, case reports and letters to the editor, in any discipline of medical science.

All material that is published by the TMJ represents peer-reviewed work, and opinion of distinguished authors; however, articles should not be interpreted to reflect the opinions of the Editors, MAT or our Publisher. TMJ requires all the authors to sign a declaration that the article and its contents published, or accepted has NOT been submitted or published in any other journal or publications. Further to this, the authors are made to sign a disclosure clause that they have no financial disclosures, related to the articles they have submitted and all the authors have approved the content of the publications.

Authors should see the author guidelines and section policies for information on manuscript submission.


The Tanzania Medical Journal is an international Journal - ISSN: 0856-0719

Published: 2020-07-23

A Retrospective Study of Patients with Castrate Resistant Prostate Cancer at Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania

Obadia V. Nyongole, Nashivai E. Kivuyo, Fransia A. Mushi, Larry O. Akoko, Mucho Mizinduko, Gabriel F. Mtaturu, Muhsin Aboud, Charles A. Mkony


Antibacterial Efficacy of Commonly Available Alcohol-Based Hand Sanitizers on Escherichia Coli

Josephat S. Hema, Doreen A. Mloka, George M. Bwire, Ezekiel M. Marandu, Kennedy D. Mwambete


Impact of Training to Improve Knowledge on Blood Transfusion among Health Care Providers from Tertiary Hospitals in Tanzania

Abdu J. Bhombo, Oscar Mwashiuya, Wilhellmuss I. Mauka, Elineema Meda, Iragi Ngerageza, Francis F. Furia, Magdalena A. Lyimo


Giant Uterine Fibroid in a Low Resources Setting: A Case Report

Godwin S. Macheku, Lengarivo Losaru, Ibreck Msafiri, Harry Mwerinde, Anne E. Shuma, Agnes Moye, Michael J. Mahande


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