STOWELINK JOINS WORLD NO TOBACCO WEEK SESSIONS WITH KETCA.

World No Tobacco Day is observed annually on May 31. world No Tobacco Day is observed on May 31 every year to highlight the risk associated with the use of tobacco. The annual campaign is an opportunity to raise awareness to help reduce use and protect the health of the people. The World Health Organization…

NCDs 365 DAY 143-152: PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES.

DAY 143 of 365 LOWER YOUR STRESS LEVEL Long term stress cause an increase in heart rate and blood pressure that damage the artery walls. Identify what causes stress in your life and find ways to reduce it. If you work in a high stress career, take time away from your job to relax. Find…

NCDS 365: DAY 136 – DAY 142 PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

DAY 136 of 365. PREVENTING CVD: CHOOSE A HEALTHY EATING PLAN. The food you eat can decrease your risk of heart disease and stroke. Choose foods low in saturated fat, trans fat, and sodium. As part of a healthy diet, eat plenty of fruits and vegetables, fiber-rich whole grains, fish (preferably oily fish-at least twice…

STOWELINK RESEARCH FEATURED IN THE ONE YOUNG WORLD WEBSITE

Our research on mobile health (mhealth) in its relation with Non Communicable Diseases awareness was recognized and featured on the One Young World website! We wanted to really appreciate One Young World for recognizing our efforts and contribution to knowledge and to the scientific community. At Stowelink we continue to work towards transforming and empowering…

STOWELINK KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SESSIONS WEBINAR SERIES

Stowelink over the past few weeks has been holding knowledge exchange sessions on various thematic areas including monitoring and evaluation and on financial literacy. These efforts are very critical in ensuring that the teams we manage and the teams that manage other teams ensure maximum productivity in their work places. At Stowelink we strongly believe…

NCDS 365: DAY 129 – DAY 135 CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE AND TREATMENTS

DAY 129 of 365 ETIOLOGY OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE Heart or cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the World and often can be attributed to the lifestyle factors that increase the risk of atherosclerosis or narrowing of arteries. Smoking, along with poorly controlled hypertension (high blood pressure), and diabetes, causes inflammation and irritation…