About Us

Youth Combating NTDs is a global community made up of young people who are involved in the fight against Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). This youth-focused and led initiative is designed to mainstream the participation of young people within the NTD community across all it’s activities. Youth Combating NTDs is an initiative of Uniting to Combat NTDs and Future Africa Forum.


Our vision is to live in a world free of NTDs


Our mission is to build an effective global community of youth who are fighting NTDs, by equipping and strengthening young advocates and leaders with the resources that amplify their voices and influence in innovating and shaping policies that will end NTDs in their communities.


  • Accountability
  • Collaboration
  • Effectiveness
  • Efficiency
  • Participation
  • Respect
  • Support

Advisory Board Members


Implementing Partner
Funding Partner