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.
affected countries define the local extent of lymphatic filariasis infection, formulate National Control/Elimination Strategies, and develop specific Plans of Action.
integration of lymphatic filariasis control/elimination activities with other public health efforts having similar intervention strategies.
Partnerships among international organizations, the public and private sectors, and the affected communities and individuals to pool efforts and resources to eliminate this disease.
Countries in securing sufficient medication and programme support to establish and maintain effective control/elimination programmes.
Education and training materials and promote regional or local training workshops to ensure that necessary human resources and skills are available.
Coordination, monitoring, problem solving and certification of effectiveness for national programmes.