RDTC is the Regional Dermatology Training Centre based in Moshi Tanzania.
The principal function of the RDTC is to teach basic dermatology to lead primary care workers, to train dermatologists and to devise methods of improving the skin health of the local populace. In doing so it will also adopt and utilize research methods and publicise its contribution to health improvement
The RDTC is an all-purpose basic facility which serve large, rural populations based in Moshi, Tanzania: Medical Assistants and Clinical Officers from East, West, Central and Southern African countries are housed and enrolled in a two-year training program. A residency training programme in dermatology has been started.
There is also a key role in developing treatment methods which can be extended for use in other regions.