Cardiovascular diseases and tobacco use WHATS THE LINK??

Cigarette smoking is the most important preventable cause of premature death . It accounts for more than 440,000 of the more than 2.4 million annual deaths. Cigarette smokers have a higher risk of developing several chronic disorders. These include fatty buildups in arteries, several types of cancer and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (lung problems). AtherosclerosisContinue reading “Cardiovascular diseases and tobacco use WHATS THE LINK??”

Stowelink at the launch of the National Guidelines for Cardiovascular Diseases Management 31/5/2018

Stowelink was privileged to be invited by the ministry of health to participate at the launch of the national guidelines for cardiovascular disease management which happened on the same day as the world tobacco day. The theme of the day was linking between tobacco abuse and cardiovascular diseases. It came out very strongly that cardiovascularContinue reading “Stowelink at the launch of the National Guidelines for Cardiovascular Diseases Management 31/5/2018”

SIMPLE HABITS TO PREVENTING LIFESTYLE DISEASES.- PIMA PRESSURE EVENT

Stowelink has been doing myheart ke project for sometime now and below are 5 key things we discovered o how to prevent lifestyle (non communicable) diseases in general!!! Reduce your salt intake. Why is a high salt intake so bad for you? A high intake of salt puts you a twice the risk of developingContinue reading “SIMPLE HABITS TO PREVENTING LIFESTYLE DISEASES.- PIMA PRESSURE EVENT”

PIMA PRESSURE EVENT- STOWELINK BIGEST EVENT YET P1.

Stowelink on 29th May 2018 in collaboration with Amref Health Africa in Kenya, KUPSA and KUPHESU today conducted their biggest event yet. The event was divided into 3 sub events, a Morning Sensitization Walk.we tested over 300 people in a period of 3 hours. and reached more people during the walks and the hea;lth talks which wasContinue reading “PIMA PRESSURE EVENT- STOWELINK BIGEST EVENT YET P1.”

Stowelink participates in the world hypertension day (PART 2) HOW TO PREVENT AND CONTROL HYPERTENSION.

High blood pressure, which is also called hypertension, increases your risk of developing many serious health problems, including heart disease, stroke, and kidney disease. While you can’t always control whether you get high blood pressure, there are healthy lifestyle habits you can develop to help prevent hypertension and reduce your risk of high blood pressure-relatedContinue reading “Stowelink participates in the world hypertension day (PART 2) HOW TO PREVENT AND CONTROL HYPERTENSION.”

STOWELINK CONDUCTS COMMUNITY DIAGNOSIS IN KIBERA.

We recently conducted a community diagnosis at Kibera Sub County where we visited a few villages in kibera led by Community Health Worker Adoyo Peter Of Kibera Sub County. The data collected at the activity was based on 5 key areas which are risk behaviors responsible for putting teenagers later in life at high riskContinue reading “STOWELINK CONDUCTS COMMUNITY DIAGNOSIS IN KIBERA.”

SAVE A LIFE SAVE A WORLD PROJECT 2018- OLYMPIC HIGH SCHOOL KIBERA NAIROBI.

Save A Life, Save A World is a project aimed at creating sensitization and awareness on gender based violence issues and on gender based and sexually transmitted diseases. The project aims at providing the right information with the aim of making the youths and the society as a whole to be able to make theContinue reading “SAVE A LIFE SAVE A WORLD PROJECT 2018- OLYMPIC HIGH SCHOOL KIBERA NAIROBI.”

MYHEART KE NAIROBI COUNTY TOUR-OLYMPIC HIGH SCHOOL KIBERA P1 -HOW TO PREVENT HEART DISEASES IN SCHOOLS

While we were at Olympic High School we discussed on what means and ways the high school students would practice in order to prevent and reduce risks of cardiovascular diseases while at school. We came up with some solutions including the following; Choose a healthy eating plan.  The food you eat can decrease your riskContinue reading “MYHEART KE NAIROBI COUNTY TOUR-OLYMPIC HIGH SCHOOL KIBERA P1 -HOW TO PREVENT HEART DISEASES IN SCHOOLS”

PROJECT ALPHA 2018: HOW CAN WE PREVENT CANCERS?

We have been having this training of trainers sessions at kenyatta university where we teach students on cancers.So a lot of reports have been published on preventing cancers and today we choose to bring you top 5 ways on how we can reduce our risk of contracting cancers. Here we go 1. Don’t use tobaccoContinue reading “PROJECT ALPHA 2018: HOW CAN WE PREVENT CANCERS?”