WELCOME TO THE PATA 2022 SUMMIT

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PATA 2022 Summit, is taking place from Monday to Wednesday, 21-23 November 2022, under the
theme “Ending AIDS in Children, Adolescents and Young People – a Roadmap to 2030”. This hybrid
event is free to participate in and will take place simultaneously across 12 countries through regional incountry satellites, and virtually right here on the PATA Linking and Learning Hub.

We are thrilled to announce that registration for the PATA 2022 Summit is open. If you are a frontline
health provider, community partner, member of a network of young people living with HIV, peer
supporter, policy maker, representative of a Ministry of Health, donor, or researcher working on
paediatric HIV in Africa, you are invited to register for the PATA 2022 Summit.

This year’s summit is directly aligned and themed according to the newly
formed Global Alliance to end AIDS in children by 2030. The PATA 2022
Summit will provide an important convening of key providers on the
frontline of the HIV response, across several high-burden countries in sub–
Saharan Africa. The summit platform offers a reality check against global
commitments and everyday challenges, opportunities, progress, setbacks,
and lessons from our region where practical and real-world solutions are
shared and discussed.

PREVIOUS SUMMITS

PATA 2021 Summit

The PATA 2021 Summit, titled “Clinic and Community in Conversation: closing the gap for children and adolescents in the HIV response”. The thematic focus of the 2021 summit placed health providers at the centre to build their capacity across clinics and the community.

PATA 2020 Summit

Titled Breakthrough and Build Back Together! Participants attended from across 27 countries through a virtual online hub and connected remotely or in person through attending a main or satellite spoke. Participants included frontline health providers and community partners.

PATA 2019 Summit

The PATA 2019 Summit entitled READY Together! Integrating HIV and SRHR through Clinic Community collaboration. 

The Summit reached 214 frontline providers across 17 countries, with 59 health facilities and 49 implementing community-based partners.

PATA 2018 Summit

#PeerPower was the focus of the PATA 2018 Youth Summit in partnership with Y+, held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, and hosted 221 participants. This included 115 peer supporters, youth network representatives, leaders from 11 sub-Saharan African countries.

PATA 2017 Summit

Delivering on the frontline was the focus of the PATA 2017 Continental Summit, held in Johannesburg, South Africa. The meeting brought together over 200 delegates including frontline health providers from 56 health facilities across 15 sub-Saharan African countries.