AfSBT Board of Directors

Dr Gabriel Muyinda from Zambia assumed the Presidency of the Society immediately after the Annual General Meeting in Kigali in May.  He is the Chief Executive Officer of the Zambia National Blood Transfusion Service and has held this position from inception to date. He was also the Vice President, AfSBT-SADC Region.

Dr Dora Mbanya was elected as AfSBT President Elect during the Kigali General Assembly. She is currently Dean of the Medical School at the University of Yaoundé. Dr Mbanya assumes the office of AfSBT President during the Annual General Meeting of the Society in Arusha, Tanzania in June 2018.

Mr Ravi Reddy is based in South Africa. Mr Reddy is the Chief Operations Officer, South African National Blood Service and President Elect, International Society of Blood Transfusion. He is an Independent Director on the AfSBT Board.

Mr Mervyn Burton is a registered Chartered Accountant based in South Africa. He is the AfSBT Finance Director and an Executive Director on the AfSBT Board.

Mr David Mvere is the AfSBT Managing Director and an Executive Director of the AfSBT Board. He is trained as a medical laboratory scientist and is specialised in Transfusion Science.

Mrs Natasha Nsamala is a registered Chartered Accountant by profession and Chief Executive Officer, Malawi Blood Transfusion Service. She is an Independent Director of the AfSBT Board.

Mr Israel Chipare is the Technical Director of the Blood Transfusion Service of Namibia. He is the Vice President of the AfSBT-SADC Region.

Mr Charles Rombo is the Quality Manager of the Kenya National Blood Transfusion Service, based in Nairobi. He is the Vice President of the AfSBT-EAC Region.

Dr Phillip Olatunji is a Professor / Consultant Haematologist in the Department of Haematology & Blood Transfusion, Olabisi Onabanjo University Teaching Hospital, Ogun State, Nigeria and is Vice President of the AfSBT- ECOWAS Region.

Dr Slyvain Yuma Ramazani is the Director General of the Blood Transfusion Service in Democratic Republic of Congo and is the Vice President of the AfSBT- ECCAS Region

Dr Hmida Slama is the Director General of the National Blood Transfusion Service of Tunisia and is the Vice President of the AfSBT – Maghreb region.