World Health Organization said that the improved funding support would ensure all citizens get access to the services they need to live productive lives.
Muluzi launched the campaign to encourage people to get tested for HIV during World Aids Day, saying knowledge of HIV status helps people living with the virus to make specific decisions to reduce risk and increase safer sex practices.
Moeti said that leaders can achieve better results in reducing the spread of the virus by expanding community-based options and innovations to reach beyond health facilities.
With life saving treatment available now for free to Malawians, we need to ensure those who do not know their HIV status receive testing and counseling services.
The Commission had had an outreach at the Ho Central Mosque and scheduled a public lecture on: "sociocultural perspective of HIV prevention, treatment and care" at the University of Health and Allied Sciences (UHAS) and a health walk to herald the national durbar at the Jubilee Park, to be followed with a thanksgiving service on Sunday.
"In addition, more than three in five (15.3 million) people are accessing life-saving antiretroviral therapy".
"This progress is however not uniform in our Region".
According to Michel Sidibé, Executive Director of UNAIDS, the United Nations agency dedicated to tackling the virus, UNAIDS, in 2017, 9.4 million people were simply unaware that they were living with a potentially deadly, but treatable, disease.
"The theme reminds us that although 75 percent of the persons living with HIV are aware of their status, there are still far too many persons living with HIV who are (a) unaware of their status; and (b) not receiving treatment, care or prevention services", Phipps said.
In his message for the Day, which falls each 1 December, Mr. Guterres said that "more than 77 million people have become infected with HIV, and more than 35 million have died of an AIDS-related illness". "In 2017, 9.4 million people did not know they were living with HIV".
Muluzi citing the UNAIDS reports, said there continues to be a stigma for HIV testing and discrimination continues to exist in some communities.
That includes anyone who has an HIV positive partner, does not know their partner's HIV status, or uses injection drugs.