To be a vibrant, well organized medical research council that promotes, regulates, co-ordinates, funds and conducts medical research that is ethical, scientifically sound and informs health policy and practice in Zimbabwe
To promote and coordinate the ethical conduct of health research that influences health policy and practice in Zimbabwe
- To collect funds whether by public subscription or otherwise for the promotion of medical research in Zimbabwe.
- To keep under review medical research in Zimbabwe, with particular attention to the adequacy of such research for the needs of Zimbabwe.
- To promote all aspects of medical research, and to ensure maximum co-ordination between persons or authorities who are undertaking or about to undertake any form of medical research.
- With the approval of the Minister, to carry out medical research research that influences health policy and practice in Zimbabwe.