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× Important Notice! The Zimbabwe Journal of Health Sciences (ZJHS) is a peer reviewed journal published by the Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe. The journal aims at providing space for sharing and debating issues across disciplines such as Clinical Social Work, Counselling, Nutrition, Health Education, Natural Therapy, Paramedics, Psychology, Radiography, Ultrasonography and related areas. It is published bi-annually and considers research articles, commentaries (review reports), short communications, and book reviews as categories of contributions. Manuscripts submitted to the journal should not have been published elsewhere nor be under consideration for publication elsewhere. Papers will be reviewed by at least two expert referees. Articles submitted should be in the health field.

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Allied Health Practitioners' Council

Welcome To Allied Health Practitioners'Council of Zimbabwe

The Allied Health Practitioners Council of Zimbabwe is a statutory body, established in terms of the Health Professions Act and is committed to protecting the public and guiding the professions. The Council is mandated to assist in the promotion of the health of the population of Zimbabwe through regulating, controlling, supervising all matters affecting training, registration, practice and enforcing ethics and discipline amongst allied health practitioners.

The Council regulates the health professions in the country in aspects pertaining to registration, education and training, professional conduct and ethical behavior, ensuring continuing professional development, and fostering compliance with healthcare standards.

All individuals who practice any of the professions in the scope of the AHPCZ are obliged by the Health Professions Act (Cap 27.19) to register with the Council. Failure to do so constitutes a criminal offence.

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Our Values


We will conduct ourselves in a manner that will satisfy our stakeholders.


We will remain liable and answerable to our stakeholders.


We insist on being honest and having moral principles and uprightness.


We will employ cost effective methods to produce the desired results.


We will work collaboratively to achieve our goals.

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