February 2017, Luanne Hatane from Paediatric Aids Treatment for Africa (PATA) presented Promising Practices from PATA's Clinic-Community Collaboration Project at the Regional Learning and Linking Forum for Accelerating Delivery of Comprehensive Services for Orphans and Vulnerable Children & Youth, 9th – 10th February 2017 Johannesburg, South Africa.
PATA is network of health providers and associated health facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. The PATA Clinic-Community Collaboration Project is being implemented in 8 East and Southern African countries, namely Ethiopia, Malawi, Nigeria, Uganda, Cameroon, Zambia, DRC, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. Three projects are being implemented in 36 clinics, with four partnerships per country across the nine participating countries. The objectives of the three-year project are to:
- Improve PMTCT and paediatric HIV service delivery through establishing clinic and community health partnerships.
- Identify and disseminate challenges, lessons learned and best practices for clinic -community linkages.
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Click here to download the full policy brief: Clinic - CBO Collaboration (C3) Programme