The National AIDS Commission (NAC) Secretariat extends its appreciation to the following members of the Organising Committee for their contribution to planning and organization of the Conference: Mr R Hauya, Director of Policy and Programmes, NAC, Mr C Nkwazi, Head of Planning, Monitoring, Evaluation and Research, Mr M. Mwale, (NAC), Mr J Chipeta, (NAC), Mr J Aberle-grasse, (CDC), David Chilongozi (UNC), Mr M.G.Kachedwa, Mr M Kamala, (NAC), Mrs D Ligomeka, NAC, Dr C. Mwansambo, KCH (MOH), Dr Andrina Mwansambo (NAC), Mrs Florence Kayambo (NAC), Mr.Robert Chizimba (NAC), Mr.Blackson Matatiyo (NAC), Eric Schouten (MOH), Dr Solomon Chen (Taiwan Medical Mission), Rita Chilongozi (POLICY Project), Mr.Lloyd Simwaka (Interfaith), Express Moyo (Umoyo Network) Ceri Angwood (Umoyo Network),
The Commission also appreciates the work done by the following in reviewing all the abstracts: Prof. Y. Nyasulu (KCN), Mr David Chilongozi (U N C), Mr M.G.Kachedwa (National Research Council) Mr B Matatiyo (NAC), Dr C Mwansambo (KCH), Mr. J Aberle-Grasse (CDC), Dr Solomon Chen (Taiwan Medical Mission) and Mr. John Chipeta (NAC), Mr. Lloyd Simwaka, Mrs. Doreen Ligomeka, Mrs. Rita Chilongozi, Mr Eric Schouten (MOH), Mr. Express Moyo (Umoyo Network) .
The Commission thanks the following donors for the financial support provided to support the national response: the Malawi Government, FGATM, UNDP, NORAD, World Bank, CIDA, CDC, UNC, DFID and Department of Health of Taiwan.
The Conference could not have been successful without the contribution of various researchers, who submitted and presented their abstracts. The Commission is therefore greatly indebted to all researchers and organisations for supporting and conducting research that is targeted to support the fight against HIV/AIDS. Many thanks also go to the University of North Calorina (UNC Project), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC-USA) and Department of Health of Taiwan for financial and technical support provided.