ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2019
United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2019, over 7,000 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2019 on 1,209 campuses across 135 nations. 69 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 805 Millennium Fellows.
During the Millennium Fellowship, Millennium Fellows' dedicated 96,705 hours and their 422 unique projects positively impacted the lives of 564,366 people worldwide.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT ENOCH OYEBADE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2019.
CMUL | Lagos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2
" Being a millennial fellow will give me
experience, support and opportunity to share ideas and learn from other like minds. This will afford me the opportunity to find out ways to reach my community better and also fuel the passion to make a change. I strongly believe every child deserves to be healthy and have access to quality medical care. Children aren't pawns to run errands, they are priceless gifts to humanity that need proper care and attention. This is what drives my work "
Millennium Fellowship Project: The M.A.AD Project(Medical Student against the abuse of drugs)
Medical students Against Abuse of Drugs
This is a pet project by the cohort of Millennium Fellows of the College of Medicine, Univeristy of Lagos, Nigeria.
The project aims at stirring conversation and proffering solutions to the abuse of drugs with a focus on the students of the College of medicine, University of Lagos and Secondary School students.
The abuse herein covers both use of hard substances as well as the misuse of legal drugs and its repercussions.
SDG - The SDG in focus is SDG 3 - Good Health and wellbeing, in particular ; Section 5,which seeks to ;
Strengthen the prevention and treatment of substance abuse, including narcotic drug abuse and harmful use of alcohol.
UNAI principles ; the UNAI principle guiding our project is "Education for All" - A commitment to educational opportunity for all people regardless of gender, race, religion or ethnicity.
Creating awareness on the menace and the repercussions of abuse on drugs. Especially as it pertains to students.
Understanding the causes or predisposing factors to abuse of drugs by the students.
Ensuring the 3,000 plus strong population of the college and about 1,000 students of selected secondary schools have access to counselling services and up to date information on drug abuse and ways to curb it.
About the Millennium Fellow
Oyebade Enoch is a student of the College of Medicine, University of Lagos currently in his 4th year studying Medicine and Surgery. Enoch is the founder and director of PaediCare, a program aimed at increasing the good health and well-being of children in his community through sensitization and capacity building of the parents. Enoch is passionate about children and believes every child deserves to be healthy.