STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE REVIEW OF NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN (2021-2026) ON PREVENTION OF NCDS

On 27th July 2021, Kenya launched the National Strategic Plan for Prevention and Control of NCDs (2021-2026) which presents a framework to guide the implementation of NCD interventions in Kenya. The launch of this strategic plan comes at a time when NCDs are on the rise accounting for over 55 percent of hospital deaths inContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE REVIEW OF NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN (2021-2026) ON PREVENTION OF NCDS”

STOWELINKS CPO, MR. ODUOR KEVIN INTERVIEWED BY KUTV IN LINE WITH MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH (HYPERTENSION SCREENING)

The month of November has been a busy one characterized by May Measurement Moth Global Campaign on Hypertension (High Blood Pressure). Stowelink joined the International Society of Hypertension in rallying people towards having their blood pressure checked. Hypertension screening is very important and is known to save lives and enhance healthy outcomes since knowing yourContinue reading “STOWELINKS CPO, MR. ODUOR KEVIN INTERVIEWED BY KUTV IN LINE WITH MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH (HYPERTENSION SCREENING)”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES AT THE NCD NAVIGATOR MEETING AT CROWN PLAZA HOTEL

In January 2021, Stowelink signed up on National NCD Navigator tool. Being a key player in the NCDs field, Stowelink joined other organization to fill this dynamic mapping too for NCD program which shows the scale of activities across the country with real-time data and visualization. Developed by PATH in collaboration with the Ministry ofContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES AT THE NCD NAVIGATOR MEETING AT CROWN PLAZA HOTEL”

STOWELINK INTERVIEW WITH KUTV IN LINE WITH THE WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2021

In yet another exclusive interview with Kenyatta University Radio and Television services, Stowelink, through our Chief Programmes Officer got an opportunity to talk about Mental Health in line with the World Mental Health Day commemorated every 10th day of October every year. The theme for World Mental Health Day 2021 was; Mental Health in anContinue reading “STOWELINK INTERVIEW WITH KUTV IN LINE WITH THE WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY 2021”

STOWELINK CPO ODUOR KEVIN INVITED AS GUEST SPEAKER AND PANELIST AT DWB FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION FORUM

Do It With Boldness (DWB) Foundation is a not-for-profit organization with a single most focus of addressing the needs of the vulnerable members of the community, especially children, the youth and women. The organization creates educational and leadership development opportunities, access to psychological support and amplifies the role of girls as leaders in their communityContinue reading “STOWELINK CPO ODUOR KEVIN INVITED AS GUEST SPEAKER AND PANELIST AT DWB FOUNDATION VOLUNTEER RECOGNITION FORUM”

STOWELINK CPO-ODUOR KEVIN INVITED AS GUEST SPEAKER DURING EHSAKU WEBINAR SERIES ON SUICIDE PREVENTION

Our Chief Programmes Officer, Oduor Kevin was the Chief Guest at the EHSAKU webinar series. He talked about different aspects regarding suicide. In his keynote presentation, Oduor weighed in into the history of suicide and explained the causes and risk factors of suicide. He also shared about some of the glaring global and local statisticsContinue reading “STOWELINK CPO-ODUOR KEVIN INVITED AS GUEST SPEAKER DURING EHSAKU WEBINAR SERIES ON SUICIDE PREVENTION”

STOWELINK RECRUITS NEW VOLUNTEERS

Stowelink is glad to have brought on board volunteers who are driven by the desire to make meaningful contribution in the NCDs. Mostly drawn from university students and fresh graduates, the volunteers come in handy to help Stowelink achieve its strategic goals. The volunteers are also from different professions —from Education, IT, and health. ThisContinue reading “STOWELINK RECRUITS NEW VOLUNTEERS”

STOWELINK FACILITATES A DRUG SENSITIZATION FORUM AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

Kenyatta University recently organized The Drug Free Youth Sensitization forum in an attempt to discourage drugs and substances abuse in the institution. Stowelink (represented by Oduor Kevin-CPO) was invited to discuss impact of drugs and substances abuse in the society. The importance of refusal skills and the link between NCDs and drug and substance abuseContinue reading “STOWELINK FACILITATES A DRUG SENSITIZATION FORUM AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE AFROPHC WORKSHOP ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FUNDING IN AFRICA

Stowelink was invited to the AfroPHC workshop to represent young people and NCD organizations in Africa. Representing Stowelink at the workshop, Mr. Oduor Kevin (Chief Programs Officer-Stowelink) advocated for integration of NCDs services into the primary health care. While recognizing that limited funding options and the increasing financial downtime orchestrated by COVID-19 may be blamedContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE AFROPHC WORKSHOP ON PRIMARY HEALTH CARE FUNDING IN AFRICA”