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PATA was featured in the South African Cape Chameleon's (Issue 6 2011) Cover Story 'Hope on the Horizon: HIV in South Africa'. The article remarks on PATA's multinational approach and the unique PATA space where 'community practitioners can learn from experts and what experts can learn from those working on the ground'.
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The 2011 South African Aids conference was held in Durban from 7-10 June 2011. Taru Jaroszynski from PATA presented the successes and challenges of the Expert Patient Programme funded by One to One Children's Fund in a session called "Innovative models for delivering health services". Read more
The fifth PATA forum has come to an end. Twenty-five weary but happy treatment teams headed home, heads packed with new ideas and hearts hopefully lighter, thanks to the opportunity of sharing their cares and concerns with colleagues. Read more
Connaught Zimbabwe team at the 2007 candle-lighting ceremony to mark world AIDS day. World AIDS Day messages from PATA teams. Read more
Meet Genevieve, one of PATA's expert patients from Cameroon. Read more
The PATA Swaziland proceedings are now available. Please download here or email email@example.com to have a copy posted to you. Teams attending the 2008 PATA Forum will receive a copy in Rwanda.Read more
40 teams from 20 countries tackle issues around TB/HIV AIDS and caring for Adolescents at the 2007 PATA conference. Read more
By reaching out and touching communities and health professionals and helping to build capacity in Africa, PATA aims to create a ripple effect of treatment action that will give a growing number of children access to life-saving antiretroviral therapy and holistic care. Read more
An opportunity for clinics to win toys and equipment. PATA would like to invite clinics to submit a hypothetical daily programme for expert patients who are working as child care supervisors within clinics. Read more
Genevieve is a housewife and part time community volunteer at Chantal Biya Foundation. As a PATA expert patient, she receives patients, giving them information and guiding them. This is her story: Read more
To assist your clinic in reporting back on the impact of the Expert Patient Programme, we have drawn up day sheets for expert patients which you can download, as well as a report back format for expert patients and their supervisors. Read more
50 teams are participating in PATA's Expert Patient Programme fulfilling a variety of different roles. Read more
In between training for the Cape Argus cycle tour (a 104km ride around the Cape Peninsula) with his 11 year old daughter, Paul Roux has been busy organizing a workshop focusing on adolescence. The workshop was held in Cape Town on the 29th and 30th of May 2008 and was a collaborative effort between Kidzpositive, PATA, the One to One Children's Fund and regional stakeholders such as the Department of Health and the HIV AIDS Directorate. Read more
Participant email comments about PATA 2007 in Swaziland: Read more
The One to One Children's Fund is looking for PATA participants who would be keen to collaborate in 'Kick and Test' football projects at their clinic. Read more
Expanding access to care for children infected by HIV and their families throughout the African continent.
For HIV-infected and affected children in Africa to access high quality, comprehensive services including ART by 2015.
lies within compassionate and committed mulidisciplinary treatment teams.
Please click on the following link to access documents and presentations on how best to disclose HIV status to children which were kindly provided to us by Medecins Sans Frontieres.
'SAY AND PLAY'
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