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 ERICK OKELLO ODHIAMBO, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW FOR THE CLASS OF 2021.

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

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" Most of the health challenges experienced by our communities can be tackled by public health interventions and the reduction of health inequities. I am determined to provide solutions towards this cause to the world through my clinical knowledge and problem solving skills. The Millennium Fellowship Program provides an opportunity to improve on the skills I require to make my cause a success. In addition, the opportunity of meeting with like minded millennials is invaluable. "

Millennium Fellowship Project: Why not the IUCD way?

Why not the IUCD way? is a family planning intervention that aims to address the knowledge and informational gap that many women battle when faced with family planning challenges. IUCD is one of the longer-lasting, best family planning methods that have a great impact on reducing teenage pregnancies and addressing health inequities.

About the Millennium Fellow

Erick Odhiambo is a young ambitious and driven medical student at the University of Nairobi, Kenyatta Hospital Campus. Erick has always been passionate about solving health challenges at individual and community levels through collaborative public health efforts with his seniors, peers and the community at large. Erick has been keen to use his skills to assist in various projects in and around his community that have been impactful in his cause. He has also volunteered in various community projects. He continues to strive in his quest to achieve better individual and community health status for his community and the world at large.