Our Views, Our Voices, Our People

For years the health agenda in Burkina Faso has dismissed the need for a generation of youth leaders to spread the message on healthy lifestyles; but the next generation leaders, armed with knowledge, passion, and genuinely grounded within their communities, are the missing link between the accumulated evidence and ‘best buys’ on NCDs and the change we want to accelerate.

With the support of AstraZeneca the Mahidol Public Health Association is taking up the challenge to prepare that generation. At the end of “Our Views Our Voices, Our People”, more than 200 Young people will be engaged in the national dialogue on NCDs with 20 of them selected as Champions. They will be trained to follow-up on the processes and engage in future activities as resource persons

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Abdrahamane Ouedraogo