ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2020

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In the three months the application was open in 2020, 15,159 young leaders applied to join the Class of 2020 on 1,458 campuses across 135 nations.  80 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 1,000+ Millennium Fellows.  The Class of 2020 is bold, innovative, and inclusive. 

UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT JACKSON SSEBALAMU PEREKETYA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Gulu University | Gulu, Uganda | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

" It's my pleasure to be part of the Millennium Fellowship. This is a great opportunity for me to share ideas with great positive individuals from different societies in line with leadership with the aim of transforming my community to a good health world. I do believe by the end of this program I will be fit to lead others to achieve one of the sustainable developmental goals of UN, may God bless the founders of this Fellowship. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Nutrition for health- Uganda

Nutrition for Health Initiative entails the optimisation of the potential diverse academic resourcefulness of youngsters at University to monitor the progress of nutritional status of community members especially the children below 6years of age through regular nutrition screening outreaches.It also involves senstisation of households about the proper nutrition health based on the different individual nutrient daily requirements using nutrition health guiding brochures.It is married to innovation of farming practises to enhance home based supply of micronutrients to fight nutritional deficiencies.
Among the goals aimed at include;
I) A publication of an easy to approach comprehensive nutrition health guide brochure in both local language and English plus printing of over 50copies in either language.
II) A reach out to over 50 households issued with necessary nutrition health guides on appropriate diet.
III) Taking record of Nutritional status of about 20 children below 6years from separate households twice with in a range of 6weeks.
IV) Establishing a nutrition health hub with in the community to feed the members with factual information about nutritional health and demonstrate the innovative gardening techniques to afford adequate supply of micronutrients.

About the Millennium Fellow

Jackson Pereketya Ssebalamu is a 2nd year medical student at gulu university, he is a muganda by tribe, In his academy journey, he has been always a leader and he likes to lead others. He joined campus in 2018 and managed to become the class president in year one, finance minister of medical student association and other small positions not worthy mentioning!!!!

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