Saturday, June 15, 2024

Politicians advised to refrain from discriminating ailing counterparts

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A Non Government Organization has called on politicians to desist from inhuman tendencies of stigmatizing and discrimination fellow ailing politicians.

Treatment Advocacy and Literacy Campaign National Coordinator Felix Mwanza said that politicians should concentrate on publicizing their plans that they have for the countries health sector so that the Zambian community can put to test their manifestos as opposed to challenging one another to medical tests.

[pullquote]He pointed out that it is such attitudes that are leading to the low levels of voluntary HIV testing among the people of Zambia for fear of stigmatization.[/pullquote]

He said using people’s health to publicly injure their character should come to an instant stop because all human beings are frail and non-immune to sickness.

Mr Mwanzi stressed that it is hopeless to have a situation where, instead of politicians wasting their energies on ironing issues pertaining to the diminishing donor and Government funding to the health sector especially in the areas HIV/AIDS scourge, politicians have become preoccupied with squabbles of challenging one another to tests.

He pointed out that it is such attitudes that are leading to the low levels of voluntary HIV testing among the people of Zambia for fear of stigmatization.

Meanwhile TALC has totally condemned the Tanzanian Government for their arbitrary arrest and deportation of the nine AIDS treatment Activists who wanted to present a petition to implore African Leaders who had convened to increase funding to the health sector at the just ended World Economic Forum Summit that took place in Dar-Es-Salaam Tanzania this month.

He said that it is only far reaching sound policies and strong political will that will as well more investment in the health sector that will improve health delivery system in African region.

QFM

13 COMMENTS

  1. Other NGO’s that have commented are:
    1. National anti-malasha burning organisation.
    2. National organisation for malasha dealers.
    3. Tasintha
    4. Dont change Zambia You are on the right path
    5. Organisation for apathy in democracy
    6. Soil assoiciation of Zambia
    7. Grow more maize association
    :-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@:-@

  2. Patriots are not stunned with Sata’s narcissistic mind in a democracy againsts those he wrongly “perceives are HIV aids sick”. His megalomaniac has all elements of a dangerous person with some psychopathological condition characterized by delusional fantasies of, power, or omnipotence seeking to be feared by patients rather than loved. To his type belong many lunatics and most of those that die as whimpers of history because democracy keeps denying them the risk to misrule its institutions.

  3. Winning politics is about realizing a voter conversion rate in the arena. But following Sata’s myopia brings to the fore the challenges at hand for PF and indeed the PACT unless a mature rationalist is found to lead them, it’s a circus to nowhere. With his careless talk Sata has lost it flat at local and international level. His is immaturity, xenophobia, and unethical hyperboles devoid of foresight.

  4. A million dollar question is what then is the PF policy on HIV Aids, the people with it and his institutional position on the international-UN convention on HIV aids fight? Should all HIV carriers in the country start seeing themselves out of national opportunities, leadership and hope but as victims of Sata’s exterminating crusade God forbid in the PF administration? Should they start seeing Sata a clear and present danger to their right to life?

  5. Here it is Sata wants them all relegated to Graveyards and have no place in society. The last time the world saw this abomination was in Uganda under then tyrannical orders of Dada Idi Amin who believed all sick people had no right to life. Here we are some 45 years after independence Sata with his confusion is brazenly totting with stigmatization and exclusionary leadership against the sick despite himself being a patient of many terminal diseases.

  6. Even as a mere dreaming titular party opposition misleading man armed with baseless unrealizable dreams of seeing Zambians treasonously risk their united and peaceful country with a narcissist, Sata has the audacity to go against the basic rights of citizens and the UN Charter on life. What a circus of party to nowhere PF has continued to be.

  7. What is Sata telling those with HIV, the international community, anti aids institutions, activists and those working on the campaign ever vulnerable to contraction? Sata’s pro-Queer society overdrive has proved beyond doubt that under his administration God forbid, all HIV patients would be exterminated and claim no place in society.

  8. How does Sata sale this stigmatization, xenophobia and immaturity of his on the ground where many have lost their beloved ones, are orphans, widows, widowers and are carriers breeding internally ever asking God why this mystery that has befallen them?

  9. How does Sata rally the support of these millions when instead of giving them hope as a leader, he is callously delivering stigmatization, exclusion, hatred and character assassination? We are talking of millions of human beings to whom the world with care is vesting in billions of its US Dollars. Sorry I find Mr. Sata too retarded to be in Nkwazi office as Zambia’s CEO.

  10. ” A Non Government Organization has called on politicians to desist from inhuman tendencies of stigmatizing and discrimination fellow ailing politicians. ”

    Did they have any particular politician in mind?

    Senior Citizen: ” Sata’s pro-Queer society overdrive has proved beyond doubt that under his administration God forbid, all HIV patients would be exterminated and claim no place in society. ”

    Isn’t George Kunda with the MMD? 🙂

  11. Here’s a revelation: people who continually speak against/about one person have actually fallen in love with that person. Sata may be ugly, but some of these people who keep his name on the tips of their tongues are making him lovely by the minute – and famous.=))=))=))=))>:d<

  12. One thing i must forewarn PF cadres not making personal progress but wasting their time in hope that one day Zambia will have an error of the Sata’s Presidency. Be advised in uncategorical non criptic languange that Sata will never be president of Zambia even over his dead body. As long as we have democratic elections and the rule of law Sata will never have step on executive powers of this country. Even at the worst form of perpetuated violence he can dream of his only places of dreams will be opposition position or calvary. Cut this and put it on your blogging computers and vindicate us in 2012.

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