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ABOUT THE MILLENNIUM FELLOWSHIP - CLASS OF 2023

United Nations Academic Impact and MCN are proud to partner on the Millennium Fellowship. 44,000+ student leaders from 3,300+ campuses across 170+ nations applied to join the Class of 2023. 260+ campuses worldwide (just 9%) in 38 countries were selected to host 4,000+ Millennium Fellows for the Class of 2023.

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UNITED NATIONS ACADEMIC IMPACT AND MCN PROUDLY PRESENT LUCAS MASSAWE, A MILLENNIUM FELLOW AND CAMPUS DIRECTOR FOR THE CLASS OF 2023.

Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences | Dar es Salaam, Tanzania | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2

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Millennium Fellowship Project: MENTAL HEALTH

The project aim to identify mental health problems and give education through Advocacy to Students with Mental health problems at Muhimbili university of Health and Allied Science

So i wish MCN fellowship to help with :

Educational materials and Enough Training sessions: The educational materials as well training sessions will provide information about mental health, common mental health issues, and available resources will help me as well for students i will be working on to easy the understanding of Concepts. These materials could be in the form of brochures, posters, or handouts.

Thereby i will be able to ;
Conduct workshops and training sessions: i can organize workshops and training sessions for students, faculty, and staff to raise awareness about mental health issues, reduce stigma, and teach coping strategies. These sessions could cover topics such as stress management, mindfulness, and relaxation techniques.

I will Create a peer support network: am thinking of creating a peer support network for students with mental health issues. This could involve training students to provide peer support, organizing peer support groups, or partnering with existing support networks on campus.

Provide counseling and therapy services: Through partner with mental health professionals to provide counseling and therapy services for students who need them. This could involve setting up a mental health clinic on campus or partnering with existing mental health providers in my community.

Collaborate with student organizations: i will collaborate with student organizations to raise awareness about mental health issues and organize events that promote mental health and well-being. This could involve partnering with student government or health-related clubs on campus.

Create a mental health task force: then i will create a task force of students, faculty, and staff to address mental health issues on campus. This group can develop policies and procedures related to men

About the Millennium Fellow

He is the founder of the Non-Governmental Organization 4YouthInitiatives, which advocates for four initiatives: health, climate, education, and human rights.
Lucas is a member of the Global Antimicrobial Resistance Community Exchange from the World Health Organization (WHO) and an active member of United People Global, an organization dedicated to global well-being.

Throughout his life, he has been dedicated to making a difference in his community. He has also benefited from the Aspire Leaders Fellowship founded at Harvard University and serves as the Campus Director of MCN Fellowship from the United Nations Academic Impact at Muhimbili University Of Health and Allied Sciences, which has helped him develop his leadership skills.

In the past, Lucas served as the Media and Publication Officer of the Tanzania Pharmaceutical Students Association (TAPSA Tanzania), participating in the Organization of African Pharmaceutical Symposium that brings together pharmacy students from all over Africa.

Currently, he serves as the Communication Officer of the United Nations Muhimbili University Chapter. Lucas has participated in various leadership training programs, including those organized by the International Pharmaceutical Students Federation Africa (IPSF Afro) and Taifa Teule from Kenya.

He currently works as the Minister of ICT, Communication, and Library Services at Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences.

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