Stowelink at the 5th Annual non communicable diseases symposium 2018. 14/7/2018

Stowelink was privileged to be invited to the 5th annual non communicable diseases symposium which was held in Nairobi hospital .the symposium saw relevant bodies dealing with non communicable diseases including medics, the government, non communicable diseases Alliance of Kenya and public health officials invited and participate by giving out presentations. The conference which isContinue reading “Stowelink at the 5th Annual non communicable diseases symposium 2018. 14/7/2018”

Mylittlebigthing competition :Africa’s Biggest Sustainability Challenge 10/7/2018

Stowelink participated in the African biggest sustainability innovation challenge dubbed mylittle big thing competition. The competition aims at identifying youth in the universities who are aiming towards solving the sustainable development goals in innovative and sustainable ways. At Stowelink we submitted our solution on how we solve sustainable development goals number 3 oh health forContinue reading “Mylittlebigthing competition :Africa’s Biggest Sustainability Challenge 10/7/2018”

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”

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 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 cardiovascularContinue reading “Stowelink participates in the world hypertension day (PART 1) MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH.”

STOWELINK AT GERMAN SCHOOL OPEN DAY

Stowelink members were privileged to attend the open day held at German school Kenya. The open day was a day where various people mostly parents came to see how and what students and the school had done in school. As Stowelink we went to the open day to benchmark for how we would conduct ourContinue reading “STOWELINK AT GERMAN SCHOOL OPEN DAY”

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 overContinue reading “STOWELINK VISITS BONDENI CHILDRENS HOME (PART 2)”