Weill Bugando School of Medicine (WBSoM)
The School of Medicine was the first of several Schools and other Institutes that were envisaged
under the BUCHS project. The MD programme, launched in 2003/2004,is the most pivotal upon which
hinges the Mission of the University;in its quest to enable Tanzania to produce enough doctors
and other health professionals to achieve a satisfactory level of “Health for All” in the
The objective of the MD Course is to train competent general duty Medical Officers who after the
appropriate period of internship can, without supervision, render adequate medical care both
to the individual patient and to the community in differing situations.