Dr. David Nahamya has been appointed Secretary to the Authority of National Drug Authority (NDA) effective August 1, 2019. He joined NDA in April 2001 as an Inspector of Drugs, and later posted as Regional Inspector of Drugs Eastern Region. In 2006, he served as Regional Inspector of Drugs Central Region and later transferred to Head Office as Senior Inspector of Drugs in charge of Licensing Market Surveillance and Enforcement.
In 2017, he became the acting Head Drug Inspectorate Services and later appointed Director Inspectorate and Enforcement. Dr. Nahamya was appointed acting Secretary to the Authority in February 2019, a position he held until being substantively confirmed on 1st August 2019.
Dr. Nahamya who has a span of over 18 years’ experience in drug regulation and management, is a Pharmacist by profession and holds Masters’ degrees in the fields of Pharmaceutical Sciences from the University of Havana, Health Economics from the University of Cape Town, and Business Administration from ESAMI.