Chief Govt. Chemist

Dr. Fidelice M.S. Mafumiko


Welcome to the Government Chemist Laboratory Authority (GCLA), your number one centre for laboratory analysis of samples/exhibits related to Forensic Sciences in order to facilitate forensic investigations and hence assurance of justice and rule of law, samples related to agricultural and industrial produce to ascertain safety and quality, samples related to paternity or sex identification in order to address society concerns and samples related to environmental and occupational health for the protection of health and the environment.

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GCLA Members of Management

Dr.Fidelice M.S.Mafumiko

Chief Government Chemist/CEO




Mr. Sabanitho Mtega

Director - Product and Environmental Analysis Directorate



Mr. Daniel Ndiyo

Director - Regulatory Services Directorate



Mr. David Elias

Director - Forensic Science Directorate



Ms. Evaclotida Kapinga

Director - Corparate Service Directorate


Mr. Christopher Anyango

Manager - Northern Zone Office


Mr. Danstan Mkapa

Acting Manager - Lake Zone Office


Mr. Gerald Meliyo

Acting Manager - Eastern Zone Office


Mr. Gaspar Mushi

Manager - Southern Highlands Zone Office



Mr. Eliamini Mkenga

Manager - Southern Zone Office



Mr. Musa Kuzumila

Manager - Central Zone Office

Our Vision

To become a reputable world class analytical laboratory for executing health, social well-being and environmental interventions.

Our Mission

To provide quality and cost effective laboratory and regulatory services to the Government, Institutions, private sector and the general public for the purpose of safeguarding human health, environment and for execution of justice.