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 TAIWO OLUWASEUN SOKUNBI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

Obafemi Awolowo University | Ife, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 9

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" For he who has health has hope; and he who has hope, has everything.'

Millennium Fellowship is a leverage to have an audible and great impactful social impacts. Being a part of the Millennium Fellowship boost and, definitely expand my community advocacy on good health and well-being. I am so excited, and prepared to make the best of the opportunity to give hope to the hopeless through health advocacy to improve quality of lives. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Antimalarial Campaign Initiative (AMCI)

Antimalarial Initiative Campaign is an intiative targets malaria control and prevention among people living in the rural communities, most especially, among their under 5 years old children, pregnant women and elderly ones. This is achieved majorly through education and also by provision of mosquitp repellant creams, mosquito coils and insecticides to these communities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Taiwo Sokunbi is an ambitious, goal-driven and a young leader. He is a third year student of Pharmacy in Obafemi Awolowo University, Nigeria. He is a public and a global health enthusiast. This fuels his desires for advocating good health and wellbeing of the public through research writings on infectious diseases, and health policies. He volunteers with ChronMate; a youth-led health organization, to create awareness on chronic non-communicable diseases, and mental health advocacy with 'Let's Talk Health' group. Taiwo Sokunbi aspires to be a Public health expert so as to contribute more and better to the development of the United Nations' Sustainable Goals through community and global health advocacy and projects.