The Role of Global LF Elimination Alliance

To advance:
The global mandate to eliminate lymphatic filariasis as a public health problem as enunciated in 1997 by the Fiftieth World Health Assembly, and to energize those who can contribute to its implementation.

To help:
affected countries define the local extent of lymphatic filariasis infection, formulate National Control/Elimination Strategies, and develop specific Plans of Action.

To promote:
integration of lymphatic filariasis control/elimination activities with other public health efforts having similar intervention strategies.

To foster:
Partnerships among international organizations, the public and private sectors, and the affected communities and individuals to pool efforts and resources to eliminate this disease.

To assist:
Countries in securing sufficient medication and programme support to establish and maintain effective control/elimination programmes.

To develop:
Education and training materials and promote regional or local training workshops to ensure that necessary human resources and skills are available.

To provide:
Coordination, monitoring, problem solving and certification of effectiveness for national programmes.