ESPEN (Expanded Special Project for Elimination of NTDs) is a platform of support hosted and managed by the World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Office for Africa (AFRO) dedicated to reducing the burden of the five most prevalent neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) on the African continent.

This factsheet describes ESPEN’s overall goals and role in more detail.

Resource information

  • Published: May 2016
  • Authors: ESPEN