Key Documents

pata 2020 summit Key Documents

This section features PATA 2020 Summit key documents that have inspired and shaped the summit programme.

The below key documents will be helpful as background to the PATA 2020 Summit.

Improving HIV service delivery for infants, children and adolescents: A framework for country programming – by UNICEF

The framework was developed through a tremendous collaborative effort involving nearly 400 people, including some 320 frontline service providers within the African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA), Réseau Enfants et VIH en Afrique (EVA) and the Paediatric-Adolescent Treatment Africa (PATA) network who responded to a values and preferences survey; and 40 global experts representing 24 stakeholder organizations that participated in a ‘think tank’ consultation and working groups to examine the evidence base and design the service delivery framework. The service delivery framework is action-focused and aims to help generate a dialogue among country stakeholders and programme managers to better define context-specific priority interventions for infants, children and adolescents living with HIV at national and subnational levels.

The right to dignified healthcare work is a right to dignified healthcare for all by Oxfam South Africa

The burden that rests on these women is enormous as they are unquestionably asked to care for others but thus far have not received their dues. The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has put into sharp focus and exacerbated a number of inequalities and fragilities that haunt the healthcare system and constrain it from delivering on its constitutional mandate. The gender blind austerity budgeting has led to chronic understaffing, with 38 000 vacant nursing posts in 2018. The result is an overworked, underpaid and underappreciated workforce. The poor treatment of our healthcare workers has compromised the quality of healthcare, resulting in a healthcare system ill prepared for shocks such as COVID-19.

United Nations Comprehensive Response to COVID-19: Saving Lives, Protecting Societies, Recovering Better

The pandemic is more than a health crisis; it is an economic crisis, a humanitarian crisis, a security crisis, and a human rights crisis. It has affected us as individuals, as families and as societies. The crisis has highlighted fragilities within and among nations. It is no exaggeration to suggest that our response will involve remaking and reimagining the very structures of societies and the ways in which countries cooperate for the common good. Coming out of this crisis will require a whole-of-society, whole-of-government and whole-of-the-world approach driven by compassion and solidarity.

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