Ministerial Advisory Board (MAB)
TFDA is an executive agency which inter alia operates within the framework of the Executive Agency Act, cap 245. The responsible Ministry appoints the Ministerial Advisory Board-MAB whose main role is to advise the Ministry on all operations of TFDA.
The members of MAB serves the tenure of the office for three years and are eligible for re-appointment. Currently, there are five members appointed by the Minister responsible for health and one Secretary empowered by law to the MAB who is Director General and the Chairman who is also appointed by the Minister.
It is worth to note that the members of MAB are not appointed from those who serve political posts, Head of Government Agency or the Ministry upon which TFDA belongs. Hence, MAB has been executing an important role to both the Ministry and daily operation of TFDA.