Bangladeshi campaigner urges world leaders not to forget NTDs

Shomy Hasan Chowdhury, from Dhaka, Bangladesh has been selected as one of just 13 young activists from across the globe forming the first ever advisory board at a youth-led organization to fight Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs). The 26 year-old campaigner joins an impressive line-up of young talent which includes a scientist from Gambia, an anthropologist…

Call for Advisory Board Applications

About Neglected Tropical Diseases Neglected tropical diseases, or NTDs, are a group of debilitating infectious diseases that affect over 1.6 billion people worldwide. They disable, disfigure and sometimes kill – keeping children out of school, adults out of work and trapping communities in endless cycles of poverty. About Youth Combating NTDs Youth Combating NTDs is…