When seeking to increase the recipients of PEPFAR
services, the embassy identified two groups of people unlikely to seek testing or treatment from PEPFAR
's concentration on less-expensive generic medications over the last two years was triggered to some degree by a decision by the Bush administration to establish a special approval system for the medications within the Food and Drug Administration.
The House compromise bill allows treatment at family planning sites but stipulates that no money from the PEPFAR
program go toward contraception or abortion.
Four years after PEPFAR
's creation, both some excitement and some skepticism appear warranted, although not for all the same reasons that either the optimists or pessimists predicted.
Only $110,000 of PEPFAR
funds was allocated in 2006-2007 for condom promotion among sex workers, truck drivers and other high-risk groups along the Djibouti corridor, Ethiopia's main route to the seaports and an area where sex work is widespread.
"This makes it feasible to use mobile phones to relay this information directly into health authorities' computer systems, allowing rapid interventions such as distribution of medication and education programs for those at risk," says PEPFAR
Estimates released by PEPFAR
reveal that in 2004 and 2005, its first two fully funded years, the plan allocated only about 5 percent of its overall ARV drug budget--less than $15 million--for generic drugs.
is the largest commitment by a single nation toward an international health initiative -- a comprehensive approach to combating HIV/AIDS around the world.
L'Agence americaine pour le developpement international (USAID), le Plan d'urgence du president americain pour la lutte contre le SIDA (PEPFAR
) et le gouvernement du Botswana ont realise un documentaire special pour sensibiliser et reduire la stigmatisation au sein de la communaute.
class="font-size--16 MsoNormalThe President's Emergency Programme for Aids Relief (Pepfar
), a US initiative launched in 2003, plans to reduce spending for Kenya from 2018's level of $505 million to $395 million in 2020.