Welcome to HPCZ

Dr. Mary M. Zulu

Dr. Mary M. Zulu
Registrar, HPCZ


The government of the Republic of Zambia through the Ministry of Health (MoH) and the Ministry of Community Development, Mother and Child Health 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.

News & Events

Reminder to all Health Practitioners, Health Facilities, Training Institutions, Continuous Professional Development (CPD) Centers, ART sites and Internship sites to renew their licences/certificates for 2015.
HPCZ, Notices
The Kabwe College of Health of Sciences in Kabwe was closed by Health Professions Council of Zambia (HPCZ) on 10th September 2015 after conducting an assessment of the institution by the Inspectorate Team of the HPCZ on 20th April, 2015.
HPCZ, Press Release
HPCZ will be launching online services soon that will allow practitioners to access their services like registration and renewal online.
HPCZ, News & Events