Abdrahamane Ouedraogo has a public health background with an expertise in non-communicable diseases and reproductive health. He has 17 years of activism experience in youth organisations both at the national, regional and international levels. Abdrahamane is a founding member of the Network of International Youth Organizations in Africa and currently serves as a board member. He has informed several policies targeting youth in Africa especially regarding health, education and economic empowerment. His expertise in organisational development, profile building and international advocacy has benefited several initiatives in public health and education for sustainable development. Abdrahamane received a number of distinctions including a recognition of the World Food Program in Burkina Faso for outstanding dedication to making schools canteens available for all children in the country. He is recipient of the MERCK-UNESCO Emerging Research Talent Awards on November 2015 in Geneva. He has interest in health journalism and is a regular blogger of the young professional chronic disease network and The Girl Generation.