ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2018

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2018, students applied to join the Class of 2018 on 285 campuses across 57 nations. 30 campuses worldwide (just 11%) were selected to host the 402 Millennium Fellows in the global pilot this year.

The Class of 2018 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 48,785 hours and their 214 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 393,449 people worldwide.

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT DIANA LIDIA LEIJA AGUILAR, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2018.

Universidad de Monterrey | Monterrey, Mexico | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

" Because i known that with this fellowship im gonna meet a lot more people with the same enthusiasm to make a difference in our community, besides that I hope to learn a lot so i can help my group to grow and touch a lot more people. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Jóvenes Altruistas Pensando en México

bring multidisciplinary care to communities with difficult access to health services. We do multidisciplinary brigades were we bring students and professionals in medicine, phsycology, dentistry, nutrition, education and legal attention, covering the aspects of prevention, diagnosis and treatment. We measured our work with statistics based on how many patients we consulted, their risk factors and cronic-denenerative diseases, treatments and prescriptions given and a satisfaction survey we applied to the others participants. All this help us improve and prepare better for the next brigades because we get to know more our audience target and their need so we try to get all the materials and medicines to cover this especific needs and improve our logistics.

About the Millennium Fellow

Hi! Im Diana Leija, im in my 6th year of medical school, im an intern in Hospital Christus Muguerza Alta Especialidad. This is my third year in JÄLPEM and i love it! I have attended the brigades since my first semester and always liked this group because it gives you the opportunity to help others and see the impact that your actions can cause in a person and in a community; this is why since I had the opportunity to join the group I did it, because I consider that jalpem has the potential to do great things, especially when we join this project im sure we can achieve even much more.

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