ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2021

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. In 2021, over 25,000 young leaders on 2,000+ campuses across 153 nations applied to join the Class of 2021. 136 campuses worldwide (just 6%) were selected to host the 2,000+ Millennium Fellows. The Class of 2021 is bold, innovative, and inclusive.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT MOHAMMED OLAWALE OLUBODUN, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Afe Babalola University | Ado-Ekiti, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 6

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" I’m excited to be a member of the Millennium Fellowship because I see this as an opportunity for me to broaden my horizon. Having worked with other humanitarian groups, this Fellowship would give me the avenue to share ideas and work with like minds with the with the aim of providing innovative solutions to environmental and social issues, and improve the quality of life. Being a Fellow would empower me with the knowledge, resources and capacity to strengthen communities, and make a positive impact on the society. I feel very honoured to be a part of this programme. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Larias Health Initiative

Larias Health Initiative is aimed at addressing the morbidity and mortality rate of malaria in high-risk population groups particularly among the children under 5 years of age and pregnant women. This entails sensitizing them on its prevention, symptoms through health outreaches and campaign as well as media publications. During the Millennium Fellowship period (August-November 2021) project LARIAS HEALTH INITIATIVE will organize 2 community health outreaches focusing on the rural areas (where screening would be done) as well as 2 webinars where medical information on malaria prevention and control will be provided and ultimately aiming to reach about 500 people.

About the Millennium Fellow

Olubodun Mohammed Olawale is a passionate, goal driven medical student at Afe Babalola University, Ado-Ekiti. He was born and resides in Lagos, Nigeria. He is in his 5th year medical school and has partaken in various volunteer works on campus, with a goal of impacting on the society. He is a delegate and former Intern at International Model United Nations(IMUN) and is currently a Local officer on Standing Committee On Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights including HIV/AIDS of the Nigerian Medical students Association(NiMSA-SCORA), with an interest in empowering individuals to exercise their health rights and promote healthy living in communities.