Burhani Othman Simai Msc. Pharmacy (UKRAINE), PhD Alternative Medicines (India).
Currently Executive Director of Zanzibar Food and Drug Agency (ZFDA). He spent all of his time as civil servant in strengthening Zanzibar Medicines Regulatory Authority from less resourced Pharmacy Board to the middle income Food And Drug Agency.
2000-2006 served as Chief Drug inspector of the then Zanzibar Pharmacy Board.
2006-2017 – Registrar Zanzibar Food and Drugs Board (ZFDB).
2017 – To date Executive Director Zanzibar Food and Drug Agency (ZFDA).
Participated in the WHO assessment of Medicines Regulatory Systems in Sub Sahara African Countries (Acknowledged by WHO as per WHO/EMP/QSM/2010.4)
Devoted, Pioneering and Volunteering in EAC Region Medicine Regulatory Harmonization and African Medicine Policy and Legal Frameworks.