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 JOHN JOEL IJI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2020.
University of Jos | Jos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3
" I am so excited to be part of the Millennium Fellowship because it is a great opportunity for me to learn and work with diverse groups of people - people from different backgrounds and to make an impact in the African Community. I also like the fact that I will be working with like minded young leaders who are passionate about making an impact through service to others by advancing Sustainable Development Goals . I believe that with good health and well - being the world would be a better place. Health is wealth, people can't live a fulfilled life without good health. To this end,I have made a commitment to give whatever it takes to promote good health and well - being. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Zero Casualty
Not every diseases is curable but at least every disease is preventable. The sole aim of this project is to improve equity in health, reduce health risk amongst people in the society, promote healthy lifestyle through the various means:
1. Raise awareness of the extent of illness, suffering and death among mothers and children and even men.
2. Health Education: To deliver a key set of preventive and curative interventions to the people who need them.
3. Generate a movement that stimulates collectively responsibility and action.
About the Millennium Fellow
John Iji is from Benue state, Nigeria and is currently a medical student at the college of health sciences, University of Jos, Jos Plateau.