PEPFAR ‘s original mandate is due to expire in September 2008. President Bush in May called on Congress to current funding levels doubled to $ 30 billion over five years (Kaiser Daily HIV / AIDS Report.. Africa program directors with the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation, suggested on Wednesday, several provisions of the legislation that the President the Emergency Plan for would readmit AIDS Relief, including the creation of a five-year goal for the prevention of mother – to – child transmission of HIV, CQ HealthBeat reports (Bartolf, CQ HealthBeat, PEPFAR directs an authorized $ 15 billion over five years for HIV / AIDS and tuberculosis, primarily to 15 focus countries and provides funding for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.
It is essential that patients are on these reactions at all times, and during the first during the first months of therapy. VIRAMUNE should be discontinued and not restarted following severe hepatic, skin or hypersensitivity reactions.. VIRAMUNE should not be initiated in adult females with greater than 250 greater than 250 cells/mm3 or in adult males with CD4+ cell counts greater than 400 cells/mm3 if the benefit outweighs the risk. The greatest risk of severe rash and hepatic events occurs in the first six weeks of therapy. Continue reading