STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE REVIEW OF NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN (2021-2026) ON PREVENTION OF NCDS

On 27th July 2021, Kenya launched the National Strategic Plan for Prevention and Control of NCDs (2021-2026) which presents a framework to guide the implementation of NCD interventions in Kenya. The launch of this strategic plan comes at a time when NCDs are on the rise accounting for over 55 percent of hospital deaths inContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE REVIEW OF NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN (2021-2026) ON PREVENTION OF NCDS”

STOWELINKS CPO, MR. ODUOR KEVIN INTERVIEWED BY KUTV IN LINE WITH MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH (HYPERTENSION SCREENING)

The month of November has been a busy one characterized by May Measurement Moth Global Campaign on Hypertension (High Blood Pressure). Stowelink joined the International Society of Hypertension in rallying people towards having their blood pressure checked. Hypertension screening is very important and is known to save lives and enhance healthy outcomes since knowing yourContinue reading “STOWELINKS CPO, MR. ODUOR KEVIN INTERVIEWED BY KUTV IN LINE WITH MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH (HYPERTENSION SCREENING)”

STOWELINK INTERVIEW WITH KUTV IN LINE WITH THE WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2021

In yet another exclusive interview with Kenyatta University Radio and Television services, Stowelink, through our Chief Programmes Officer got an opportunity to talk about Mental Health in line with the World Mental Health Day commemorated every 10th day of October every year. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 was; Mental Health in anContinue reading “STOWELINK INTERVIEW WITH KUTV IN LINE WITH THE WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2021”

STOWELINK CPO ODUOR KEVIN INVITED AS GUEST SPEAKER AND PANELIST AT DWB FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION FORUM

Do It With Boldness (DWB) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with a single most focus of addressing the needs of the vulnerable members of the community, especially children, the youth and women. The organization creates educational and leadership development opportunities, access to psychological support and amplifies the role of girls as leaders in their communityContinue reading “STOWELINK CPO ODUOR KEVIN INVITED AS GUEST SPEAKER AND PANELIST AT DWB FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION FORUM”

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 PARTNERS WITH JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY AND OTHERS FOR A HEALTH DRIVE

Stowelink partnered with the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and technology in a medical camp aimed at creating awareness about diseases and promoting good health and wellbeing. Stowelink was one of the partners for JKUAT Health drive which saw incredible number of students receive a wide array of medical checkup. Some of the medical servicesContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTNERS WITH JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY AND OTHERS FOR A HEALTH DRIVE”

KUTV EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN LINE WITH JUNE MEN’S HEALTH MONTH

Stowelink was represented at the Kenyatta University TV. One of our own was able to share insightful information men’s health month. He noted that cultural and patriarchal norms continually impact the chauvinistic character of men with regards to their health. Since men have a low health seeking behavior, creating awareness on the matter is vital.Continue reading “KUTV EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW IN LINE WITH JUNE MEN’S HEALTH MONTH”

info4food – beating NCDS through Nutrition

Stowelink for the next seven months will be venturing on a new social enterprise dubbed info4food which is an award winning social enterprise which focuses on provision of better nutrition though food preservation and  alternative crop growing. at Stowelink we continue to remain focused on our primary goal which is on alleviating NCDS through handingContinue reading “info4food – beating NCDS through Nutrition”