The Surgical Society of Tanzania (SST) is a constituent member of COSECSA and is based in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Its Committee is comprised of 14 members.

The primary objective of the SST is to advance education, training, standards, research and practice in surgical care in Tanzania. Training is provided across Burundi in a range of specialities and sub-specialities. SST delivers a common surgical training programme with a common examination and an internationally recognized surgical qualification.

The SST holds Scientific Conferences with the aim of leading innovation in surgical education. Its AGM is held every November / December. The Organizing Committee welcome papers / research abstracts on surgical / sub-specialty topics.

Dr Kitugi Samwel Nungu

MD. Dip Trop. Medicine (Cuba). MMed, PhD-Orthop. Dip Epid & Biostat -Sweden. FCSECA

Dr Nungu is a Lecturer at Muhimbili University and a Consultant at Muhimbili Orthopaedic Institute Dar es Salaam. Tanzania. Dar es Salaam. Tanzania. He was an active ASEA fellow then became a founding COSECSA fellow. He is sitting President Tanzania Orthopaedic Association; Past President Tanzania Surgical Association and Currently Country Representative - Tanzania and Head Orthopaedics Panel – COSECSA.

Dr Paul Marealle

Orthopaedics Surgeon at Muhimbili Orthopaedic and Neurological Institute (MOI)

Dar Es Salaam Tanzania

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P.O. Box 65098, Dar Es Salaam

Telephone +255 (22) 2650852

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