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Country Correspondent:

Revocatus Machunda

Educational Background:(BSc General (Chemistry and Applied Microbiology)

M.Sc in Environmental Sciences, and

PhD in Environmental Sciences and Engineering.

Work Station: Sokoine University of Agriculture,

Faculty of Science, Department of Biological Sciences

PO Box 3038, Morogoro. United Republic of Tanzania


Tel: +255 784 391 321
Fax: +255 23 260 3404

Assistant Country Correspondent

Elisante E Mariki

Sokoine University of Agriculture,

Faculty of Science

Deaprtment of Physical Sciences (Chemistry Unit)

PO Box 3038

Morogoro, Tanzania.


Government Agencies

Government Chemistry Laboratory Agancy.      
Food and Drugs Agency ( )
Medical Stores Department (   )
Tanzania Food and Nutrition Centre (TFNC) ( 

Tropical Pesticides Research Institute (TPRI)- Pesticides Registration.

Institute for Medical Research   (  )

Non-Government Organizations


Chemical Risks Experts Foundation of Tanzania
Tabata Aroma House
P. O. Box 34124
Dar Es Salaam
Tel: +255 22 2807652

The main objective of CREFT is to promote sound management of chemicals so as to minimize risks to human life and the environment. The focus on risk based approach is to promote rational choice of management approaches and allocation of resources. We undertake research, conduct training, offer consultancy services, and develop various management tools for chemicals management.

AGENDA  for Environment and Responsible Development
Tanzania of Bureau of Standards(TBS) Building  
Morogoro Road (Ubungo Area)
P.O Box 77266, 
Tel. No:     255-22-2450213
Fax :     255-22-2450836
E-mail: agenda@



Chuo Cha Kumbukumbu ya Hubert Kairuki (HKMU).

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College.

Chuo Kikuu Cha Sokoine Cha Kilimo (Sokoine University of Agriculture - SUA).

International Medical and Technological University (IMTU).

University of Dar es Salaam.

University of Dodoma.

Muhimbili University of medical and allied health science (MUHAS).

Bugando University college of health sciences (WBUCHS).

Professional Societies

  • Tanzania Registered Nurses (TARENA)
  • Medical Association of Tanzania (MAT)
  • Medical Laboratory Association (MELSAT)
  • Clinical Officers Association of Tanzania (COATA).
  • Tanzania Chemical Society (TCS)
  • Tanzania Public Health Association (TPHA)

Poison Information/Control Centers

Currently there is no dedicated poison information centre. Poison related accidents or incidences can be handled at referal hospitals.

Miscellaneous Resources

Key Publications

Legal Links

About Tanzania

Tanzania National website:

Tanzania gateway:


Multilateral Organization Contacts

Literature References from TOXLINE

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