Medical Devices and Diagnostics Technical Committee


The Medical Devices and Diagnostics Registration Technical Committee (MDRTC) has been established by Director General of TMDA to provide specialist advice on matters related to:

  1. Performance, safety and efficacy of medical devices and Invitro diagnostic devices.
  2. Registration of risk medical devices and In vitro diagnostic devices.
  3. Any matter related to medical devices and Invitro diagnostic regulation in Tanzania.

The Medical Devices and Diagnostic Technical Committee meets once quarterly and the current members of MDRTC are listed in the table below:-

No Name Title Institution/Organization
1. Dr.Magdalena Lyimo Chair Person National Blood Transfusion Service (NBTS)
2. Mr.Akida M. Khea Secretary Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices
3. Dr.Daniel G. Maeda Member Molecular Biology & Biotechnology Department, University of Dar es Salaam
4. Dr.Martin L. Chuva Member Muhimbili National Hospital
5. Dr.Harry Matoyo Member TMJ Hospital
6. Mr.Zawadiel Senkoro Member Independent Practitioner
7. Mr.Wilson M. Ngoye Member Tanzania Atomic Energy Commission (TAEC)
8. Eng.Valentino Mvanga Member Ministry of Health Community Development Gender Elderly and Children
9. Mr.Jaffer Sufi Member Tanzania National Laboratory
10. Dr.Ndekya Maria Oriyo Member Research (NIMR)
11, Dr.Milka Mafwiri Member Ophthalmology Department – Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS)
12. Dr.Joel Manyahi Member Radiology Section Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science (MUHAS)
13. Dkt.Bashir J. Nyangasa Member Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institutes (JKCI)

The tenure of the Committee is three (3) years upon which members may be re-appointed for one more duration.