The WLF serves to support the shared mission of lupus groups worldwide and, to the extent possible, build their capacity so mutual goal of improving the quality of life for all people affected by lupus can be achieved successfully.
Specifically, the federation’s roles are to:
- Create a strong unified voice among global lupus organizations to raise awareness of lupus and its life-changing impact.
- Elevate lupus on the world’s healthcare agenda to greatly increase support for people with lupus, their family members, caregivers and healthcare professionals.
- Unite people with lupus around the world and empower them to advocate for increased funding for lupus research and support services.
- Provide training, tools and resources designed to build the capacity of lupus organizations around the world to better serve their constituents.