Wanthanzi Health Plan was established in 2006 as a medical aid scheme to provide essential
affordable care to more people in Zambia. It is a truly Zambian registered health plan and
the accumulated funds are maintained in Zambia and reinvested here.
Contributions and claims are collected and paid out from a Zambian-based banking account
in the local currency, Kwacha. Wanthanzi Health Plan provides medical aid cover for members
seeking affordable cover in the private sector.
The Health Plan is administered by Metropolitan Zambia, and is a subsidiary of Metropolitan International.
Metropolitan International is a subsidiary of the MMI Group with the latter being wholly owned
by the FirstRand Group, a listed company on the JSE Securities Exchange with a market
capitalization of over US$ 15 billion.
Metropolitan International currently administers over 500 000 lives across Africa, with operations
in South Africa, Lesotho, Botswana, Mozambique, Tanzania, Kenya, Ghana, Mauritius and in
You will get all the details on Wanthanzi Health Plan in the brochure (or on this site) which
will help you to understand the different benefit options. If you have any questions, please
call 211 236 217.