STOWELINK RECRUITS NEW VOLUNTEERS

Stowelink is glad to have brought on board volunteers who are driven by the desire to make meaningful contribution in the NCDs. Mostly drawn from university students and fresh graduates, the volunteers come in handy to help Stowelink achieve its strategic goals. The volunteers are also from different professions —from Education, IT, and health. ThisContinue reading “STOWELINK RECRUITS NEW VOLUNTEERS”

HOW WAZEE PAMOJA LEAGUE IS ADDRESSING NCDS THROUGH FOOTBALL

In a bid to take the NCDs conversation to the next level, Stowelink’s partner —Wazee Pamoja League has embraced an innovative way to tackle NCDs —Football. Football is a sport that is marked by use of physical energy. A systematic review by Sarmento et al., 2021 (Recreational football is medicine against non-communicable diseases) demonstrated theContinue reading “HOW WAZEE PAMOJA LEAGUE IS ADDRESSING NCDS THROUGH FOOTBALL”

STOWELINK STORY FEATURED IN THE “WE HAVE A DREAM BOOK” THROUGH OGWENO STEPHEN REPRESENTING KENYA

We Have a Dream: 201 Countries, 201 Dreams with Sustainable Development Goals”, is a book which has been published in Japanese and English by Iroha Publishing in Japan. This book contains global co- authors each representing all the 201 countries of the world. Kenya was represented by Ogweno Stephen, Stowelink CEO, who shared his storyContinue reading “STOWELINK STORY FEATURED IN THE “WE HAVE A DREAM BOOK” THROUGH OGWENO STEPHEN REPRESENTING KENYA”

STOWELINK CEO FEATURED ON THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER BIOLOGY, MEDICINE AND HEALTH STUDENT WEBSITE

Our Chief Executive Officer was recently featured in the University of Manchester Biology, Medicine And Health Student Blog where he was discussed how his current studies in Global Health have helped him amplify the work in the non-communicable diseases space.  When asked how the Masters In Public Health had helped his career, here was hisContinue reading “STOWELINK CEO FEATURED ON THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER BIOLOGY, MEDICINE AND HEALTH STUDENT WEBSITE”

STOWELINK CEO FEATURED IN THE QUALITY HEALTH CARE KENYAN AWARDS MAGAZINE

The Stowelink CEO, Mr. Ogweno Stephen, was recently featured in this year’s second edition of the Winners Features, a publication by the Quality Health Care Kenyan Awards for winning this year’s student innovation project of the year under The Drug Free Youth Project that we developed and jointly implemented with Stowelink Inc at Kenyatta UniversityContinue reading “STOWELINK CEO FEATURED IN THE QUALITY HEALTH CARE KENYAN AWARDS MAGAZINE”

LAUNCH OF THE NCDS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ONLINE COURSE TAUGHT BY STOWELINK CEO

Last month we finally launched the ONLINE COURSE: NCDs FOR PUBLIC HEALTH on UDEMY, the world’s largest provider of online courses. In an exciting partnership between Stowelink Inc, Talanta Institute, Tujuze Learning and NCD Champions we developed and released this beginner’s self-paced course that aims at introducing the learners to concepts about non communicable diseasesContinue reading “LAUNCH OF THE NCDS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ONLINE COURSE TAUGHT BY STOWELINK CEO”

STOWELINK FACILITATES A DRUG SENSITIZATION FORUM AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

Kenyatta University recently organized The Drug Free Youth Sensitization forum in an attempt to discourage drugs and substances abuse in the institution. Stowelink (represented by Oduor Kevin-CPO) was invited to discuss impact of drugs and substances abuse in the society. The importance of refusal skills and the link between NCDs and drug and substance abuseContinue reading “STOWELINK FACILITATES A DRUG SENSITIZATION FORUM AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE AFROPHC WORKSHOP ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FUNDING IN AFRICA

Stowelink was invited to the AfroPHC workshop to represent young people and NCD organizations in Africa. Representing Stowelink at the workshop, Mr. Oduor Kevin (Chief Programs Officer-Stowelink) advocated for integration of NCDs services into the primary health care. While recognizing that limited funding options and the increasing financial downtime orchestrated by COVID-19 may be blamedContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE AFROPHC WORKSHOP ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FUNDING IN AFRICA”