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 FRANK KAMBILI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Malawi College of Medicine | Blantyre, Malawi | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3

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" Service with integrity and skillful and efficient service delivery have been the bench mark of my work and leadership. Being a Millennium Fellow will give me an opportunity to enhance my implementation skills through the interaction with my colleagues to achieve the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals in my community. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Project Artery

Project Artery is a project whose primary focus is to reduce the burden of NCDs by sensitizing the local and national community on some of the NCDs and their effects. NCDs are not only of public health concern but also constitute diseases that greatly affect the people of Malawi. Research has shown that one in three people aged 25 to 64 years old in Malawi will develop hypertension, for example. This project, therefore, aims to fight the disease by primary prevention. We believe that knowledge is the power by which we can win this fight against NCDs. By allowing the youth in our community to be in the know about the risks and methods of prevention of the diseases, we hope to reduce morbidity.

About the Millennium Fellow

Frank Kambili is a brilliant and determined medical student, currently studying at the University of Malawi College of Medicine. A young man passionate about quality health service delivery and people's well being, Frank's leadership has been marked by integrity and best quality service delivery over his years in high school and now college. As a young man, not only does he have the desire for change in his community but also the discipline and courage it takes to be instrument that brings about that change. He believes in service with integrity that reflects truth, beauty and goodness in any form.