Dr. Ropafadzai Hove

Position: Chief Regulatory Officer – BoMRA (Botswana Medicines Regulatory Authority)
Categories: RA Speakers 2023

Ropafadzai Hove is a public health professional, with more than thirty years experience in medicines regulatory affairs and policy co-ordination at national, regional, and international levels.


As Chief Regulatory Officer at BoMRA, she provides technical and strategic direction to the Technical Teams in the regulation of medicines, medical devices, and cosmetics.

She chaired the Pharmaceutical Advisory Committee in the Southern African Development Community (SADC) resulting in the establishment of the SADC work sharing initiative for medicines regulators, ZaZiBoNa.


Ropah is a pharmacist, with a Masters of Science degree in Pharmaceutical Services and Medicines Control from Bradford University, United Kingdom.