In a bid to curb the growth rate of the AIDS pandemic, it is believed that the Republic of South Africa and their neighbors Zimbabwe have agreed to sign the USA proposed “Mark the area” bill.
According to close sources to the Ministry of Health and Child Welfare in Zimbabwe, President Jacob Zuma will jet in the country to discuss the bill with his Zimbabwean counterpart President Robert Mugabe.
“This call was long awaited, Southern Africa has the highest rate of new HIV infections, and monthly the figures swell up rendering our HIV campaigns ineffective. The use of ARVs is decreasing contrasting the growth rate and spread of the pandemic. This has prompted the leaders of the two nations to agree to the “Mark the Area Bill” as proposed by the West.
“The South African leader President Zuma will jet in prior to the call made by Mugabe to discuss the clauses regarding to the Bill.
The source reveals that once the Bill is signed, Parliamentarians will seat to add it in their respective constitutions.
“The process is quite cumbersome but their plan is to mark first those who are already on ARVs, they will mark them as they collect their medication, and all Civil servants and government workers will be required to undergo the H.I.V testing process. Also before receiving social grants, the recipients will also be tested .Once found positive, they will be all branded, that will be the starting call, and other strategies to reach and test the masses will be discussed in respective parliaments.
“Serious campaigns will be made in public places and rural areas where resistance is most likely to be high”