WHAT ARE TRANSFATS AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

What are trans fats? Trans fats, or trans-fatty acids, are a form of unsaturated fat. They come in both natural and artificial forms. Natural, or ruminant, trans fats occur in the meat and dairy from ruminant animals, such as cattle, sheep, and goats. They form naturally when bacteria in these animals’ stomachs digest grass. TheseContinue reading “WHAT ARE TRANSFATS AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?”

STOWELINK JOINS IILA IN THE FIGHT ON TRANS FATS 5-5-2022

Stowelink joins The International Institute Of Legislative Affairs in the fight to eliminate trans fats and implement the World Health Organization’s REPLACE strategy for trans fats. Stowelink has been actively engaged in a series of advocacy trainings, capacity building and knowledge creation on trans fats all facilitated by IILA. With this in mind, we intendContinue reading “STOWELINK JOINS IILA IN THE FIGHT ON TRANS FATS 5-5-2022”

STOWELINK JOINS ITS STRATEGIC PARTNER IILA TO LAUNCH THEIR STRATEGIC PLAN 12-4-2022

On the twelfth of April Stowelink joined its strategic partner The International Institute Of Legislative Affairs as they launched their strategic plan 2021-2025. In this launch the IILA shared their vision for the next 5 years which also heavily aligned with Stowelink’s work on non-communicable diseases and advocacy on issues of trans fatty acids andContinue reading “STOWELINK JOINS ITS STRATEGIC PARTNER IILA TO LAUNCH THEIR STRATEGIC PLAN 12-4-2022”

OUR RESEACH ON OUR WORK ON VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLISHED IN AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL

We wanted to share with you one of our scientific research publications that was just recently published on our work in VIHIGA COUNTY. The research was looking at Assessment of Factors Influencing Non-Communicable Diseases Literacy Levels in Vihiga County–A Qualitative Cross-Sectional Study. Here is the abstract to the research. Background: Health outcomes are closely influencedContinue reading “OUR RESEACH ON OUR WORK ON VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLISHED IN AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL”

APPLY TODAY FOR THE NCD LAB CYCLE 3 LAUNCH – NCDS AND THE NEXT GENERATION

Are you an innovator in the field of noncommunicable disease prevention and control?  Are you leading a novel initiative, developing an ingenious tool, or are you part of a creative team committed to tackling obesity? The third cycle of the WHO NCD Lab would like to hear and learn from you! Crowdsourcing innovation for anContinue reading “APPLY TODAY FOR THE NCD LAB CYCLE 3 LAUNCH – NCDS AND THE NEXT GENERATION”

STOWELINK WINS THE HEALTH INNOVATION OF THE YEAR IN THE QHKA AWARDS 2022

After a 2-year lull occasioned by the advent of COVID-19, the Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards were back with a pomp and glamour. It was again an opportunity for healthcare providers and innovators to “reap what they sowed” and be recognized for the great work they do in improving the quality of healthcare services in Kenya.Continue reading “STOWELINK WINS THE HEALTH INNOVATION OF THE YEAR IN THE QHKA AWARDS 2022”

STOWELINK PRODUCES THE 2ND NCD DIARIST

Our commitment to excellence in the NCDs space comes with our personal experiences as young people who have lived with these diseases and acted as caregivers to those living with NCDs. In the recent turn of events, Stowelink has been able to produce a second NCD diarist, Mr Oduor Kevin our CPO who is alsoContinue reading “STOWELINK PRODUCES THE 2ND NCD DIARIST”

THE STOWELINK 2021 ANNUAL REPORT IS OUT

The Stowelink 2021 annual report is officially out. The report goes into an in-depth analysis of what happened in 2021 documenting all our impact and success. The annual report is also visually compelling telling our stories through the photos and imagery that will ensure that as you read it you are immersed into the experience.Continue reading “THE STOWELINK 2021 ANNUAL REPORT IS OUT”

STOWELINK PRODUCES A SECOND ONE YOUNG WORLD AMBASSADOR THIS YEAR

Stowelink is over the moon with the good news that hit us a few weeks ago. We have managed to produce another One Young World ambassador. This speaks to the caliber of the leaders we have here at Stowelink who are driven, passionate and committed to making transformative difference in the world. Our first ambassadorContinue reading “STOWELINK PRODUCES A SECOND ONE YOUNG WORLD AMBASSADOR THIS YEAR”