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AHFoZ Annual All-Stakeholders Conference on Health 2024

Theme – “Zooming in” on Health Outcomes – “Making the Main Thing the Main Thing”
4th – 7th September 2024
@ The Elephant Hills Hotel, Victoria Falls

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Our Standing

The Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe, popularly known as AHFoZ, is the only recognised, skilled and credible representative body for the medical aid industry in Zimbabwe.

Member Based

The Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe is a highly knowledgeable member-based not-for-profit organisation that is governed by a constitution and a comprehensive code of ethics.


Our Stakeholders are: Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals’ Association, Zimbabwe Medical Association, Government and Mission Hospitals, and all other service providers in healthcare.


Industry Engagement | Advocacy | Thought Leadership

We have a number of activities that we do for and with our members to encourage the overall necessity of, “Medical Aid in Zimbabwe“. In these most difficult times of global pandemics, it is even more important than before that we work together to encourage the uptake of Medical Aid in Zimbabwe.

About Us

The Association of Healthcare Funders of Zimbabwe, AHFoZ, was formerly  the National Association of Medical Aid Societies, NAMAS. The National Association of Medical Aid Societies was formed in 1969.

Being a collective of professionals in healthcare, we stand firm as a collective voice for the health funding industry, in Zimbabwe.

Our activities exist to bolster the industry through collective engagement, advocacy, networking, training and via the formatin of smart partherships.

  • Regulatory Affairs

    AHFoZ played a significant role during the crafting of the Medical Services Act of 2000.

  • National Participation

    AHFoZ has also been involved in the debate on National Health.

  • Annual Stakeholder Conferences

    AHFoZ hosts annual conferences on health which bring the entire health industry together to discuss issues affecting the health sector.

  • Special Acquisitions

    Collectively, AHFoZ members assisted in the purchase of eye equipment housed at a Private Health Institution.

  • Social Responsibility

    AHFoZ encourages its members to engage in social responsibility activities. One such member was responsible for renovating Mbuya Nehanda Maternity Hospital.

Jerusalem Challenge


We are happy to share some of our achievements as follows:

  • We attained membership to the Board of Healthcare Funders of Southern Africa.
  • We attained membership of the International Federation of Health Plans – UK
  • We have driven membership from the inaugural 17 medical aid societies to 29 medical aid societies and 4 associates.
  • We are recognised by the Ministry of Health
  • We successfully trained Claims Adjudication Staff for our members

Upcoming Events

Healthcare Fraud Indaba


Healthcare Innovation Workshop

Victoria Falls

Annual AhFoZ All StakeHolders Conference on Health

Elephant Hills Resort, Victoria Falls

Chairperson’s Lounge

Victoria Falls

Annual Recognition Awards Ceremony

Victoria Falls


At AHFoZ, we work hard to represent the needs and interests of our members by ensuring that they have a voice at national level and as a collective. Issues pertinent to Medical Aid as critically important now, more than ever. We ensure that we are responsive and dynamic in providing support services to our membership body.  We work with integrity, respect and with the highest levels of professionalism.

Our members enjoy the benefit of being at the very forefront, and abreast of any changes, in healthcare funding.  It is only with the strength of our collective voice that issues of major importance can be advocated on.

Speakers –  Conference 2022

Our Members