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 DERICK OCHIENG OUMA, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

University of Nairobi Kenyatta National Hospital Campus | Nairobi, Kenya | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

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" I am excited to join the Millennium Fellowship class of 2021, I look forward to engaging with fellow scholars and learning how they are changing the world in different ways. The mentorship and training I will receive will further equip me to contribute positively to my community an broaden my social impact. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Basic Emergency Care Project

The Basic Emergency Care Project trained 30 final year medical students at the University of Nairobi in WHOs Basic Emergency Care Course, the training went on for 5 days and eqiped the students with necessary skills in emergency medicine just before they were posted to different hospitals across the country. The trained students are currently Medical Officer Interns and have reiterated how useful training is to them in their practice

About the Millennium Fellow

Derick Ochieng Ouma is passionate about contributing positively to the communities he is part of. He was born in western Kenya and is currently studying medicine and surgery at the University of Nairobi. Derick is interested in clinical research as a way of developing evidence based solutions and has volunteered with the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI). He is currently implementing a project to evaluate the effetiveness of WHOs novel Basic Emergency Course (BEC) among medical students, the project will train final year medical students in the BEC course prior to their internship. Derick also loves music and sings wit the Nairobi Music Society as well as the All Saint's Cathedral choir.