ABOUT HEALTH PROFESSIONS COUNCIL OF ZAMBIA

The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) is a statutory regulatory body established under the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009 of the Laws of Zambia

our legal mandate

We regulate the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to Registration, Accreditation, Health Facilities Licensing, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behaviour, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

REGISTRATION

Registration with the Health Professions Council of Zambia is a requirement for professional practice and it is also legal to keep all personal details and practice licenses up to date at all times.

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THE HEALTH PROFESSIONS COUNCIL OF ZAMBIA

The government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Health (MoH) spearheads the provision of health services in Zambia. It is the major provider of healthcare services to the general public. With the introduction of the Health Professions Act, the Council has been given the mandate to register and regulate all Health Facilities in Zambia, both public and private and Training Institutions teaching health sciences.

The Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) is a statutory regulatory body established under the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009 of the Laws of Zambia. The functions of HPCZ as enshrined in the Act are as follows;

  • Registration of health practitioners and regulation of their professional conduct (except for nurses who are registered and regulated under another Act);
  • Licensing and regulation of all health facilities;
  • Accreditation of healthcare services provided by health facilities; and the
  • Recognition and approval of training programmes for health practitioners.
  • Conducting and managing professional licensure examinations

NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS

IMPORTANT NOTICE -LICENSURE EXAMINATIONS

Applications to write September/October 2018 Licensure Examinations are now CLOSED.
Examinations start on 24th September, 2018.

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NOTICE TO ALL HEALTH PRACTITIONERS, HEALTH FACILITIES AND TRAINING INSTITUTIONS

LICENCES AND CERTIFICATES RENEWALS FOR 2019

This serves to remind all Health Practitioners, Training Institutions and Health Facilities licensed under the Health Professions Act No. 24 of 2009 of the Laws of Zambia that you are required to renew your practicing certificates and approval licenses for 2019.

The renewal exercise will run from October 1st 2018 to December 31st 2018 and please note that there will be no extension.

Avoid any inconveniences that could result from failure to comply with the conditions of your licence/certificate as stipulated in the Law.



All renewal payments must be deposited at any Zambia National Commercial Bank Branch using the

Bill Muster Platform or at any BARCLAYS Bank Branch using the details:
Account (A/C) Name: Health Professions Council of Zambia
Account (A/C) No: 16-6883911
Branch: Lusaka Business Centre
Sort Code: 20016
Swift Code: BARCZMLX

Cheque deposits shall also be accepted.

ISSUED by:
THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER /REGISTRAR
HEALTH PROFESSIONS COUNCIL OF ZAMBIA


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