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 BLESSING OLUCHI MKPAE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Niger Delta University | Amassama, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

" I am so thrilled to be given this opportunity to be part of the Millennium Fellowship community and to work with others of like minds to achieve a goal. Educating women of reproductive age about their health, childbirth and their child's health is a very essential part of primary health. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Act 4 Her Initiative

Women of reproductive age group, especially those in developing countries face numerous challenges regarding their sexual and reproductive health. The Act 4 Her Initiative seeks to promote women's reproductive health by increasing awareness on the use of appropriate and suitable contraceptive methods to prevent unwanted and high-risk pregnancies, the need to plan families including spacing of pregnancies and limiting the family size, in order to prevent or reduce maternal mortality to the barest minimum. Also to create and increase awareness on the dangers of Teenage pregnancy, unsafe abortion, Sexually transmitted diseases, Female Genital Mutilation, Child/forced marriage, and others.

By the end of 2020, the Millennium Fellows would have hosted about 20 events reaching out to about 2000 persons aged 15-49 years of the Women of Reproductive Age Group across departments of the 12 faculties in Niger Delta University. They will achieve this through Social media platforms including WhatsApp and Facebook.

About the Millennium Fellow

Blessing Mkpae Oluchi is a 25year old final year medical student in Niger Delta University Bayelsa State who hails from khana local Government in Rivers State Nigeria, she is ready to learn and work with others to achieve a set goal.

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