ZFDA Laboratory Organization Structure
ZFDA Laboratory is one of the Department under ZFDA organization. Legal entity of ZFDA Laboratory is defined in Zanzibar Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act. 2/2006. Laboratory is part of ZFDA which was established under section 13 (1) of ZFDC Act No. 2 of 2006. The laboratory provides basis for enforcement purposes.
This department is responsible for laboratory analysis of food, medicines and cosmetics as well as testing of medical devices for enhancing decision making within the Authority. It is also responsible for maintenance of laboratory equipment, coordination and conducting of research.
The Director of Laboratory Services (DLS) is the Head of Department which is vested accountable day-to-day management of the business and is accountable to the Executive Director.
The DLS is supported by five (5) Divisions that performs and supervise various matters including;
ZFDA Laboratory Quality Policy and Objectives
Is to ensure the highest possible standard of tests and to ensure credibility and impartiality of test results, maximum fulfillment of customer requirements for quality of service and meeting test dates.