TMDA Management team

Section 11 (4) of the Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Act, Cap 219 provides for establishment of the Management Team to advise the Director General on functions and management of TMDA. Based on the current structure and functions, the composition of TMDA Management Team is as follows:

Director General (DG) – Chairman. The Office of Director General is now under Mr. Adam Mitangu Fimbo.

Mr. Adam Mitangu Fimbo is a Pharmacist holding MSc. degree in Clinical Trials from the University of London-U.K and MSc in Pharmaceutical Services and Medicines Control from the University of Bradford-U.K. He attained his Bachelor degree of Pharmacy at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.
Director of Business Support (DBS) – Secretary. The Director of Business Support is now Mr. Chrispin Mesiaki Severe

Mr. Severe is a Pharmacist by Profession. He holds a Master of Business Administration (MBA) majoring in Service Marketing from University of Dar es Salaam. He also holds a Post Graduate Diploma on Medicines Management in International Health and Diploma in Development Journalism ( from InWent Capacity Building Institute, Germany and Indian Institute of Mass Communication) respectively

Director of Medical Products Control (DMC) – Member. The Director of Medical Products Control is currently Mr. Akida Msallah Khea.

Mr. Akida Msallah Khea is a Pharmacist holding MSc. degree in Pharmaceutical Technology from Kings College of the University of London. His first degree in Pharmacy was from Kursk State Medical University.
Director of Laboratory Services (DLS) – Member. The Director of Laboratory Services is currently Dr. Danstan Hipolite Shewiyo.

Dr. Danstan Hipolite is a Pharmacist by profession. He holds a Master degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences majoring in Drug Analysis and Quality Control from Ghent University, Belgium. He attained his PhD in Pharmaceutical Science with a research on Analytical Methods Development and Validation from Free University of Brussel, Belgium.
Other members include:
Manager - Legal Services Unit (MLS). The Legal Services Unit is now under Adv. Iskari Chotusinga Fute
Manager – Communication and Public Education Unit (MCPE). The current Communication and Public Education Manager is Ms. Gaudensia Simwanza
Manager – Information and Communication Technology Unit (ICT). The Information and Communication Technology Manager is currently Mr. Ambele Mwafula
Manager – Procurement Unit. The Procurement Manager is now Mr. Anael Kaale
Chief Accountant. The Unit of Finance and Accounting is currently under CPA. Pascal Makoye
Chief Internal Auditor. The Unit of Internal Auditor is now under CPA. Godian Ngamesha
Zone Offices and Local Government Authority’s Coordinator (ZOLGAC). The Zone Offices and Local Government Authority’s Coordinator is currently Dr. Henry Filemon Irunde

Click here to view the current TMDA Organizational Structure.