Stakeholders analyse almost one year of UPND in government

Written by on August 5, 2022

Stakeholders have started analysing the almost one year of the United Party for National Development UPND in government.

24th August will mark exactly one year since the UPND took over office after the August 12 general elections.

And stakeholders are starting to analyse how the UPND have fared in the almost one year with some stakeholders describing it as a success so far especially where health is concerned.

Medicines Research and Access Platform (MedRAP) National Coordinator Liyoka Liyoka says  for a very long time the health sector which is key in ensuring a healthy population was poorly attended to but now hope has been restored.

Mr liyoka points out that the various interventions on recruitment and drug supply is worth commending but what is needed is to ensure sustenance in the long run.

Meanwhile Biomedical Union of Zambia general secretary Inambao Sitwala observes that all interventions in the health sector that have been implemented by the new dawn government are an indication that it means well for the Zambian people.

Mr Sitwala has however the new dawn administration to ensure that all the newly recruited health personals are put on the pay-role as quick as possible.

And Governance Electoral Advocacy Research Services initiative Executive Director McDonald Chipenzi the new dawn has equally scored well as far as issues of governance are concerned.

But Patriots for Economic Progress leader Sean Tembo says the UPND have not done anything tangible in their almost one year in office.

Mr Tembo says everything that has been done is a result of the works started in the previous regime and nothing by the UPND.


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