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To create a future free of lymphatic filariasis.

The core strength of GAELF lies in its ability to bring together various partners in the quest to eliminate lymphatic filariasis. Each partner joins with a different mandate and all share a common goal. With more than forty partners from the public and private sectors, academia, international development organisations and non-governmental organisations the growing Alliance benefits from a broad and deep experience of health, research, development and philanthropic experience.

Academic and Research Institutions strengthen the scientific basis, test new tools and strategies, provide postgraduate human capacity development and carry out operational research

Advocacy and Resource Mobilization Partners working to control and eliminate the most debilitating, disfiguring and deadly neglected tropical diseases

Endemic Countries lead GAELF by implementing the strategy, identifying operational research needs and monitoring and evaluating progress.

International Development Agencies and Foundations have pledged funds to support the implementation of national LF elimination programmes

International Organisations expertise to support national programmes in preparing national plans, mapping disease distribution, training health personnel both in drug distribution and disability prevention and control activities, social mobilization and monitoring and evaluation

Non-Governmental Development Organisations complement the efforts of the national Ministries of Health in implementing different components of the programmes within their specific competence and scope

Private Sector companies provide supplies and drugs, free or at-cost, for mass drug administration campaigns, promote advocacy, support academia and facilitate programme development