Public Notice
Posted On: Aug 08, 2019
The training on Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) for SADC inspectors of Pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities

TANZANIA MEDICINES AND MEDICAL DEVICES AUTHORITY

FIRST ELEMENTARY LEVEL TRAINING ON GOOD MANUFACTURING PRACTICES (GMP) FOR SADC INSPECTORS OF PHARMACEUTICAL MANUFACTURING FACILITIES AND 24TH SADC ASSESSOR'S WORKSHOP ON MEDICINES REGISTRATION THROUGH ZAZIBONA INITIATIVE

The Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices (TMDA will host the 1st SADC elementary level training on GMP for inspectors of pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities which will take place at Habour View Hotel in Dar es Salaam from 12th to 23rd August 2019. The training is expected to be attended by at least 30 trainees from SADC member states. Dr. Zainab Chaula, the Permanent Secretary - Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly, and Children is expected to officiate the training.

Some of the key GMP topics which will be covered during training include; Pharmaceutical Quality System, Personnel, Audit skills, Premises, Equipment, Qualifications and Validation, Heating Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC), Water for Pharmaceutical Use (WPU), Self-inspection & Quality Audit , Complaints and Recalls, Documentation including BMR review, Good practices in production, Good laboratory practices, Risk based inspection, Procedure on inspection reporting, Common GMP Deficiencies and their classification.

The training aims at imparting skills to new technical personnel working in medicines regulatory authorities in the SADC member states. The speakers are Principal GMP inspectors from TMDA (Tanzania), MCAZ (Zimbabwe) and SAHPRA (South Africa).

TMDA will also host the 24th SADC assessor's workshop on medicines registration in Dar es Salaam from 19th to 23rd August 2019 at PPF house. The workshop is expected to attract at least 25 medicines evaluators/assessors to assess the quality and safety of pharmaceutical products jointly applied for marketing authorization in the SADC member states. The workshop is part of collaboration among the National Medicines Regulatory Authorities in the area of medicines registration in the SADC region.

Issued by:
Acting Director General,
Tanzania Medicines and Medical Devices Authority (TMDA),
Mwanza Street, Block T, Plot No.6,
P. O. Box 1253, Dodoma Or
P. O. Box 77150, Dar es Salaam
Phone: +255 22 2452108/2450512/2450751
Fax: +255 22 2450793
Hotline: 0800110084