STOWELINK COLLABORATES WITH NCD ALLIANCE OF KENYA TO DISSEMINATE AND ENDORSE THE GLOBAL CHARTER ON MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT THROUGH A MINI PODCAST SERIES 13-5-2022

Stowelink recently partnered with the NCD Alliance Of Kenya and the NCDs patient group caucus to develop and distribute a dissemination of the global week of charter for meaningful involvement for people living with NCDs. This was done through a mini audio-visual podcast series that’s can now be accessed and watched across the world throughContinue reading “STOWELINK COLLABORATES WITH NCD ALLIANCE OF KENYA TO DISSEMINATE AND ENDORSE THE GLOBAL CHARTER ON MEANINGFUL ENGAGEMENT THROUGH A MINI PODCAST SERIES 13-5-2022”

AFRICA NCDS CHAMPIONS PODCAST: FIRST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS

The Africa NCD Champions podcast is a podcast that aims at sharing life experiences of people living with non-communicable diseases from Africa. The podcast aims at educating, informing, and inspiring the world through these stories. Non communicable diseases like cancer, obesity, hypertension, asthma and even diabetes are still the leading killer diseases and now moreContinue reading “AFRICA NCDS CHAMPIONS PODCAST: FIRST QUARTER HIGHLIGHTS”

STOWELINK PRODUCES TWO DIGITAL ADVOCATES FOR TRANS FATS ELIMINATION CAMPAIGN.

Stowelink is privileged to have produced two digital health advocates for trans fats elimination in a project run by The International Institute Of Legislative Affairs that covers the east Africa region. Ogweno Stephen and Oduor Kevin from Stowelink were selected to join this exciting digital advocacy group formed by the IILA to be able toContinue reading “STOWELINK PRODUCES TWO DIGITAL ADVOCATES FOR TRANS FATS ELIMINATION CAMPAIGN.”

WHAT ARE TRANSFATS AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?

What are trans fats? Trans fats, or trans-fatty acids, are a form of unsaturated fat. They come in both natural and artificial forms. Natural, or ruminant, trans fats occur in the meat and dairy from ruminant animals, such as cattle, sheep, and goats. They form naturally when bacteria in these animals’ stomachs digest grass. TheseContinue reading “WHAT ARE TRANSFATS AND WHY SHOULD WE CARE?”

STOWELINK JOINS IILA IN THE FIGHT ON TRANS FATS 5-5-2022

Stowelink joins The International Institute Of Legislative Affairs in the fight to eliminate trans fats and implement the World Health Organization’s REPLACE strategy for trans fats. Stowelink has been actively engaged in a series of advocacy trainings, capacity building and knowledge creation on trans fats all facilitated by IILA. With this in mind, we intendContinue reading “STOWELINK JOINS IILA IN THE FIGHT ON TRANS FATS 5-5-2022”

STOWELINK JOINS ITS STRATEGIC PARTNER IILA TO LAUNCH THEIR STRATEGIC PLAN 12-4-2022

On the twelfth of April Stowelink joined its strategic partner The International Institute Of Legislative Affairs as they launched their strategic plan 2021-2025. In this launch the IILA shared their vision for the next 5 years which also heavily aligned with Stowelink’s work on non-communicable diseases and advocacy on issues of trans fatty acids andContinue reading “STOWELINK JOINS ITS STRATEGIC PARTNER IILA TO LAUNCH THEIR STRATEGIC PLAN 12-4-2022”

OUR RESEACH ON OUR WORK ON VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLISHED IN AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL

We wanted to share with you one of our scientific research publications that was just recently published on our work in VIHIGA COUNTY. The research was looking at Assessment of Factors Influencing Non-Communicable Diseases Literacy Levels in Vihiga County–A Qualitative Cross-Sectional Study. Here is the abstract to the research. Background: Health outcomes are closely influencedContinue reading “OUR RESEACH ON OUR WORK ON VIHIGA COUNTY PUBLISHED IN AN INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL”

APPLY TODAY FOR THE NCD LAB CYCLE 3 LAUNCH – NCDS AND THE NEXT GENERATION

Are you an innovator in the field of noncommunicable disease prevention and control?  Are you leading a novel initiative, developing an ingenious tool, or are you part of a creative team committed to tackling obesity? The third cycle of the WHO NCD Lab would like to hear and learn from you! Crowdsourcing innovation for anContinue reading “APPLY TODAY FOR THE NCD LAB CYCLE 3 LAUNCH – NCDS AND THE NEXT GENERATION”

STOWELINK WINS THE HEALTH INNOVATION OF THE YEAR IN THE QHKA AWARDS 2022

After a 2-year lull occasioned by the advent of COVID-19, the Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards were back with a pomp and glamour. It was again an opportunity for healthcare providers and innovators to “reap what they sowed” and be recognized for the great work they do in improving the quality of healthcare services in Kenya.Continue reading “STOWELINK WINS THE HEALTH INNOVATION OF THE YEAR IN THE QHKA AWARDS 2022”