Margareth Ndomondo-Sigonda

Margareth Ndomondo-Sigonda is Head of Health Programs at the African Union-New Partnership for Africa’s Development (NEPAD) Planning and Coordinating Agency since September 2016, where she served as Pharmaceutical Coordinator.

She is responsible for the coordination of health and pharmaceutical programmes including the African Medicines Regulatory Harmonization Initiative, as part of the African Union Health Strategy and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plan for Africa. She has held several positions at the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare for Tanzania, serving as Chief Pharmacist (1998), Registrar of Pharmacy Board (1998-2003) and Director General of the Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (2003-2010).

Margareth holds an MSc degree in Pharmaceutical Services Management from the University of Bradford, UK and an MBA from the Eastern and Southern Africa Management Institute-Tanzania/ Maastricht School of Management, the Netherlands. She obtained her Bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. Margareth is currently pursuing doctoral studies at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa.