CEDHA collaborates with local, regional and international institutions in providing a practical contribution in health research. The centre also carries out a variety of research activities through the supervision of students. Futhermore it conducts training of mid-level health managers and service providers in the districts in operational research to solve priority problems they are facing in the operationality of the district health systems. Examples of research carried out by the centre are:
- Reproductive Health and Health Promotion
Through the support of Norwegian Council of Universities Programme for Development, Research and Education (NUFU) since 1966, CEDHA collaborates with Muhimbili University College of Health sciences, Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College of Tumaini University and the Centre for International Health, University of Bergen, Norway, in conducting reproductive health and health promotion research.
- Non-Governmental Organizations’ Roles and Relationships with the Public Sector in Tanzania and Uganda
Through the support of the European Union (EU) and in collaboration with the University of Makerere, Uganda; University of Leeds, United Kingdom; and the University of Bologna, Italy, CEDHA has embarked on identifying the role and relationships of NGOs and the public sector to enhance collaboration in health care delivery.
- AIDS Research (1989-1995)
Through the support of the Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation (NORAD), CEDHA participated in implementing the AIDs research and Intervention program in Arusha and Kilimanjaro regions of Tanzania.
- CAPACITY BUILDING
CEDHA undertakes capacity building of districts through three main programmes.