1. Country-owned initiative: Countries strengthen their health systems and build integrated and tailored approaches, leading the efforts to reach NTD elimination with the support of their partners.
  2. Leadership: As part of WHO AFRO, ESPEN stands ready to provide technical expertise to countries and partners.
  3. Partnerships: We are a group of like-minded partners from both public and private sectors fighting for the elimination of NTDs in Africa.
  4. Transparency: Timely information sharing.
  5. Value for money:
    1. Economy: Quality interventions at a minimum cost.
    2. Effectiveness: A flexible project for rapid in-country responses, adapting to a changing environment.
    3. Efficiency: Use quality data for smarter decision-making.
    4. Equity: Provide equitable access to NTD interventions for all.