Commitment Statement


Our Statement of Commitment with T&Cs when joining the PATA Linking and Learning Hub:

As PATA, we believe in the importance of engaging frontline health providers in defining challenges and solutions, as well as sharing their experience with peers across the region. It is through this active linking and learning from one another that we will be better equipped to improve health outcomes for children, adolescents, and young people affected by HIV.

We understand the importance of providing health providers with tools and skills that enables them to do their work safely and confidently, as well as providing them safe platforms to share their views and vision. We believe in the power of clinic-community collaboration and aim to build effective relationships and partnerships at all levels to deliver a comprehensive quality package of healthcare for children, adolescents, and families affected by HIV and AIDS. service delivery.

Collectively, across our network, PATA is committed to providing technical support based on needs expressed by our network and strategic partners seeking to advance human rights and add value to institutions and systems that can provide universal people-centered health coverage that is free from all forms of stigma or discrimination.

In accessing, engaging, and communicating on you agree to the following:

By using our PATA Linking and Learning Hub or submitting content and communicating with others (whether unsolicited or solicited by us) you are agreeing to these terms and conditions so please read them carefully. We may change these terms and conditions at any time by posting changes online. Your continued use of this website after changes are posted constitutes your acceptance of these terms and conditions as changed.

Information resources on this site (excluding photographs) are licensed under a Creative Commons 4.0 international license. You may access, view, download and print copies of PATA material for personal, educational, and not-for-profit use, as long as full attribution is given, any copyright notices are kept on the content or the copyright is otherwise acknowledged, and you do not modify, reproduce, display, or distribute our content for public or commercial use.

If any material is downloaded or printed, it is your responsibility to comply with the laws of the place where the content is to be used.

All efforts will be made to comply with the South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act (POPIA modelled on GDPR, to ensure any data shared is stored safely, and that access to information is strictly controlled and is appropriate. To this effect, you confirm that the content and information you share on the hub is:

  • Factual and accurate
  • Not defamatory, offensive, obscene, indecent or insensitive
  • Not infringing any copyright or other intellectual property right of any other person/organisation
  • Not breaching any legal duty owed to a third party (for example, a duty to keep something confidential)
  • Not disrupting the operation or security of this Linking and Learning Hub
  • is not misrepresenting – and giving the impression that it originates from PATA where this is not the case.

You also confirm that there is no conflict of interest in relation to your content. (For example, a conflict of interest would arise if you were commenting about tools or treatments with the expressed interest to make, sell and make a profit on these)  

As PATA, we reserve the right to edit, reject or remove any or all of your content at any time at our sole discretion. We do not guarantee that your content, or any part of it, will be displayed on our Linking and Learning Hub. Any content is published at our sole discretion.

We do not endorse any content submitted to or published on this Linking and Learning Hub, or any opinion, statement, or advice expressed in any such content.

You also waive all moral rights’ in anything you submit to our Linking and Learning Hub as information you are willing to share openly online.