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 CHUKWUEMEKA MARTINS IHEDILIONYE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.

University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

" I am so excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because it is a wonderful platform to take my social impact drive to the next level. I love the fact that I will get to connect and engage with diverse brilliant minds across different parts of the world. I hope to perform my part in creating a richly impactful value-added system as well as develop myself personally and professionally. Health is wealth is a cliché that never gets old and I believe that with good health and wellbeing, the world will be a better place to live. As a public health enthusiast and with the gruesome task ahead in my home continent, I hope to give my best and contribute my quota towards ensuring that quality healthcare will be attainable to all. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Kick Against Antibiotics Resistance (KAAR)

KAAR is targeted at educating students in select secondary schools in the local region about appropriate use of antibiotics, the dangers of antibiotics misuse and abuse and the issue of antibiotics resistance. The goal of the project is to create an enabling environment for antimicrobial stewardship in the local region with a specific focus on youths who provide the building blocks towards achieving the overall outcomes in the near future.The project will be in form of a health outreach and is expected to reach at least 300-399 participants.

About the Millennium Fellow

Emeka Ihedilionye is a 6th year pharmacy student at the University of Benin in Nigeria. He is also a public health enthusiast, a Google certified digital marketing expert, a content writer, a campus ambassador and a data scientist. He is passionate about SDG goals 3, 9 and 11.

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