1 . Availability of funds for MIM conference by December 2001 2 . Advertising and call for Abstract by January 2002 3. Compiled list of participants and hotel yoking etc March 2002 -4". MIM Conference successfully conducted November 2002 5. Peer review and scientific paper writing workshop conducted by November 2002 (MIM conference ) and repeated annually 6. Malaria research methodology , ethics and policy course conducted in the three regional Malaria" training centres by August 2003 (participants to be encouraged to develop own proposals during the workshop) 7. At least three African Journals identified for strengthening by November 2002 8. Three regional workshops ..