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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.



University of Jos | Jos, Nigeria | Advancing SDG 3 & UNAI 2


Millennium Fellowship Project: Zero malaria campaign

Breast cancer is a formidable health challenge that affects millions of individuals globally. In response to this pressing issue, our breast cancer awareness project was initiated with the primary goal of educating and empowering communities about the importance of early detection, prevention, and support for those impacted by breast cancer.

The objectives of our project were carefully crafted to address the multifaceted nature of breast cancer awareness. We aimed to raise awareness, encourage regular screenings, and provide a support system for those affected. Through a combination of informative workshops, engaging seminars, and strategic use of social media, we sought to reach diverse demographic groups and tailor our message to their specific needs.

Our target audience ranged from young adults to seniors, understanding that breast cancer awareness is crucial across all age groups. By collaborating with healthcare professionals, local organizations, and influencers, we created a network that amplified our reach and credibility. These partnerships allowed us to access expert knowledge and engage with the community through various channels.

The core of our awareness campaign was the dissemination of crucial information. Key messages were crafted to emphasize the significance of early detection, the importance of regular screenings, and dispelling common myths surrounding breast cancer. We developed and distributed informational materials, including brochures and posters, to ensure that our message resonated within the community.

Measuring the success of our project involved tracking quantifiable metrics such as increased screenings, heightened awareness levels, and enhanced community engagement. The data collected demonstrated a tangible impact, showcasing a positive shift in behaviors towards proactive health measures.

Challenges were not absent in our journey. Overcoming misconceptions, cultural barriers, and logistical hurdles required strategic planning and adaptability. Through collaborative efforts and continuous evaluation, we addressed these challenges and learned valuable lessons that will inform future initiatives.

The heart of our project lies in the stories of individuals touched by our awareness campaign. Personal testimonials underscore the real-world impact of our efforts, emphasizing the importance of early detection and the support provided to those facing breast cancer.

This project was made possible through the generous support of our partners, including healthcare professionals, local businesses, and passionate community members. Their contributions significantly enhanced the reach and effectiveness of our campaign.

As we reflect on our achievements, we recognize that the fight against breast cancer is an ongoing endeavor. Our recommendations for the future include sustained awareness efforts, ongoing community involvement, and the integration of evolving technologies to adapt to changing needs.

In conclusion, our breast cancer awareness project stands as a testament to the power of community-driven initiatives. By fostering awareness, fostering a culture of regular screenings, and providing support, we contribute to the collective effort to combat breast cancer. The journey continues, fueled by a commitment to empower communities and save lives.

About the Millennium Fellow

Esimeemo Emmanuel Waziri is a student of the University of Jos, Plateau state, Nigeria. He was born on 14th of June, 2002 in Taraba state, Nigeria. He got into his Nursery and Primary school in 2005 to 2012. He then preceded to High school in 2012 and graduated in 2018. He then got admitted, for his Bachelor's degree in the University of Jos, to the Faculty of Dental Science, at 2020 and is still currently studying there

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