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.
UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT DANIEL AYODELE FEMI, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.
University of Benin | Benin City, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 3
" Being part of the Millennium Fellowship will allow me to engage alongside other students leaders across the globe in pursuing a career in social impact. It will equip me with the tools and skills needed to be an empathetic young leader and advocate for a quality Health care system in my community. "
Millennium Fellowship Project: Hypertension Literacy Campaign
Hypertension Literacy campaign is a project that seeks to reduce the burden of hypertension among locals in certain
communities of Edo state, Nigeria.
According to the International Society of
Hypertension(ISH), the increased prevalence of hypertension in low income regions of the world of which Nigeria constitute a larger portion is largely attributable to low level of
The need to create awareness about
hypertension is key to preventing the risks of certain diseases associated with this medical condition.
About the Millennium Fellow
Daniel Ayodele Femi is an Optometry student at the University Of Benin, Nigeria. He is the Media Director of The Retina Initiative where he uses media tools to Promote Eye Health. He has volunteered for community-driven medical intervention programs where he has reached out to over 2000 community dwellers in Edo State.
Daniel is also certified by Hardvard University on Strengthening Community Health Workers Program where he learnt how to promote Health and advocate for accessible and quality Health care.
Daniel envisages a community where access to healthcare is affordable and accessible to everyone.