Programme fast facts
1. Since 2005, PATA has held 10 Continental Summits, 3 Regional Forums and 18 Local Forums in Botswana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Together, these Summits and Forums have built the capacity of multidisciplinary PATA teams from 228 health facilities across 24 countries, sharing paediatric HIV learning and best practices and enhancing HIV response implementation. From PATA’s first forum in 2005, where teams from 10 facilities across 3 countries shared models of best practice, PATA’s most recent Continental Summit in 2011 included teams from 41 facilities across 18 countries.
2. The Clinic-CBO Collaboration (C3) Programme in partnership with the Positive Action for Children Fund (PACF) promotes collaboration between 36 clinic teams and community-based organizations (CBOs) across districts in 9 countries.
3. The Zimbabwe/ Zambia Community Health Worker (CHW) Programme in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) and One to One Children’s Fund improves paediatric and adolescent services in 16 health facilities across Zimbabwe and Zambia.
4. The Re-Engage Children and Adolescents with HIV (REACH) Programme in partnership with One to One Children’s Fund employs peer supporters to support adolescents and young people living with HIV in 20 health facilities and communities across 5 countries.
5. PATA’s Research Portfolio undertakes multi-country surveys and project and best practice assessments, with data presented at regional and international conferences and peer review publications.
6. PATA and the African Youth Positives Network (AY+) launched the Peers 2 Zero (P2Z) Coalition in the beginning of 2016 to improve access to effective treatment and care for adolescents living with HIV (ALHIV; ages 10-19) and young people living with HIV (YPLHIV; ages 18-24).
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