The DarDar Health Project is a collaboration between Dartmouth Medical School and Muhimbili University College of Health Sciences (MUCHS) in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. The project began in 2000 as a clinical trial of an experimental tuberculosis (TB) vaccine in Tanzanians with HIV. TB is a main cause of death in HIV/AIDS patients worldwide. DarDar now encompasses a primary-care clinic for patients enrolled in the trial; a clinic for their children; a training grant underwritten by the U.S. National Institutes of Health that allows MUCHS faculty to earn degrees at DMS; faculty and student exchanges; and more.
For more on the project see the feature "Opening Doors"
Scenes of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
(Photographs by Patrick J. Saine)
The DarDar Health Project in Tanzania
(Videography by Daniel Kaser)
- Dr. Lillian Mtei
Clinical Coordinator, DarDar Health Project
- Dr. C. Fordham von Reyn
Director, DarDar Health Project
Professor of Medicine, DMS
- Patient at the DarDar Clinic
- A visit to the DarDar Clinic
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