NCDS 365 MID YEAR REPORT

NCDS 365 is a multinational project that has recognized the urgent and pressing need to address non-communicable diseases by sharing daily messages in a bid to create awareness while dispelling myths and misconception around the NCDs. The project leverages social media and the huge mobile penetration to share these messages. These messages, sourced from reputable…

STOWELINK INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2020 MESSAGE

International youth day is a day that recognizes excellence, fortitude, resilience, creativity and color that the youth bring to the continent. On this day celebrated each year on the 12th of august we are reminded of the exemplary work that has been done by young people across the globe to make a world a better…

NCDS 365 DAY 221-227 KIDNEYS AND INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPLANTS

Day 221 of 365 People at high risk of CKD Anyone can get chronic kidney disease at any age. However, some people are more likely than others to develop kidney disease. You may have an increased risk for kidney disease if you: -have diabetes -have high blood pressure -have a family history of kidney failure…

THE DRUG FREE YOUTH BOOK SOFT COPY DELUXE EDITION

  The drug free youth is one of Stowelink’s flagship programmes that focused on creating awareness of the effects of drugs on health and linking them to non-communicable diseases. the project led to the development of a masterpiece anthology called the Drug Free Youth.   Here is an extract from the book   PREFACE Have…

STOWELINK JOINS THE BEYOND SICKLE CELL CAMPAIGN

September being sickle awareness month, Humanity Rescue Foundation (HRF) will be holding the second ‘Champion Beyond C’ Awareness event– online edition. September being sickle awareness month, Humanity Rescue Foundation (HRF) will be holding the second ‘Champion Beyond C’ Beauty pageant – online edition themed “Amplifying voices for Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) inclusion and Change” The…

NCDS 365 DAY 213-220: INTRODUCTION TO CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE,A UNIQUE NCD.

Day 213 of 365 August is for Kidney Diseases and transplants The Growing Burden of Kidney Disease Kidney disease contributes significantly to the global burden of disease; chronic kidney disease (CKD) now ranks 19th highest cause of death worldwide—an 82 percent increase since 1990. And in many low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), the annual death…

STOWELINK CONDUCTS AN NCDS MAPPING IN ROYSAMBU SUB COUNTY

In the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Persons Living with Non-Communicable Diseases (PLWNCDs) have been faced with a number of challenges in Kenya. Some of the public and private health facilities discontinued certain services, stock-out of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) medicines in hospitals and pharmacies, government directive on lock-down in major cities made it hard to…

NCDS 365 DAY 208-212: TIPS OF A BETTER MENTAL HEALTH

Day 208 of 365 Mental health tips:Manage stress Stress is often unavoidable, but knowing what triggers your stress and knowing how to cope is key in maintaining good mental health. Try to manage your responsibilities and worries by making a list or a schedule of when you can resolve each issue. Often if you break…

STOWELINK CEO AT THE METROPOL TV INTERVIEW HIGHLIGHTS. 28/7/2020

On the July of 28th 2020,  Stowelink founder and CEO Mr. Ogweno Stephen was hosted by The Metropol Tv to talks about the recent corona virus and the new government regulations. Here is a summary of the key points that he highlighted during this talk. 1. When asked about why the numbers are rising, I…