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). Atherosclerosis…

Stowelink participates in the world hypertension day (PART 1) MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH.

Stowelink participated in the recently concluded launch of May measurement month programme during the world hypertension day celebrations. The event organized by various partners attracted a large audience of people getting screened for blood pressure and blood sugar. Hypertension is one of the major conditions leading to the development of non-communicable diseases and especially cardiovascular…

STOWELINK VISITS BONDENI CHILDRENS HOME (PART 2)

At Bondeni Childrens Home we got some inspiration from the experience we shared with the children. We saw a lot of hope and strength and vision in the children. They all felt loved and wanted and happy as a result of the family that took them in. Bondeni Childrens Home is a home to over…

STOWELINK TRAINING OF TRAINERS SESSIONS AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

One of the more interesting projects we tasked ourselves to do is to educate and train one hundred trainers who would help us train in our various counties tours and even spread the word to their communities and villages back at home. We have been doing these training in Kenyatta University and are developing a…

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 risk…

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 tobacco…

PROJECT ALPHA 2018: #CHANGE4CANCER ONLINE CAMPAIGN

On the week prior to world cancer day Stowelink Inc. was responsible for creating a trending hashtags on cancer where individuals commented on ways to avoid and manage cancer. The hashtag was also featured on KUTV when we were given an interview on cancers. The hashtag managed to get 8000 impressions on Facebook and 3400…