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 MOTUNRAYO ADETOMIWA MAKANJUOLA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

Federal University of Agriculture | Abeokuta, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

" I'm very excited about being a Millennium Fellow because l will be able to use all resources available in making good impact on the wellbeing of populace through the awareness on antimicrobial resistance from poultry meat being consumed thereby leading to difficulty in treating human and animal bacterial infections and ultimately resulting to death. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Prevalence study of antimicrobial usage on Live Bird Markets

The use of antimicrobial in poultry industry for a sustainable industry has resulted to selection of resistant organisms which could potentially spread to humans via consumption resulting to high morbidity and mortality associated with reduction in the effectiveness of standard live saving antimicrobial drugs used for treatment of human infections. So a survey will be carried out using a questionnaire to estimate the awareness of this live bird sellers about antimicrobials and its resistance and how it can also prolong the treatment of diseases in poultry and humans. Also to understand the reasons behind the indiscriminate usage of this antimicrobials by the live bird sellers I.e what is influencing the use of antimicrobials. Also this survey will help in providing baseline for efficient development of educational programs and policy interventions that promote judicious antimicrobial use among live bird sellers.

About the Millennium Fellow

Makanjuola Motunrayo is a part six veterinary medical student of the Federal University of Agriculture Abeokuta Nigeria born into a family of five and being the 3rd child also the first daughter. She loves talking and creating good impact in lives of people and develop interest in getting to know more about people. Her life in veterinary school develop her interest in animals because growing up she never had interest in animal not even their welfare and most especially she had phobia for dogs but veterinary school has influenced her so much that she is so eager about public health implications of the animals we keep

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