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”

STOWELINK FEATURED IN THE ONE YOUNG WORLD IMPACT REPORT 2020

The One Young World report is a global report of the impact that leaders and organizations across the world that are part of the prestigious one young world community make. This report features world leaders, organizations and individuals who continuously contribute to actively addressing the worlds most pressing challenges. The 2020 report was recently justContinue reading “STOWELINK FEATURED IN THE ONE YOUNG WORLD IMPACT REPORT 2020”

STOWELINK AND PARTNERS PARTICIPATES IN THE 4TH GLOBAL HEALTH MEET 2021

HRIDAY is organizing the 4th GYM on Health (Virtual) in April, 2021. The proposed theme is “Meaningful Youth Engagement for Leading Action on Universal Health Coverage and Sustainable Development Goals”. GYM 2021 will strengthen the capacity of youth leaders, hone their skills to plan, implement, monitor and scale-up integrated campaigns to meet their national NCDContinue reading “STOWELINK AND PARTNERS PARTICIPATES IN THE 4TH GLOBAL HEALTH MEET 2021”

STOWELINK FOUNDER APPOINTED BY THE WHO-GCM – NCDS LABS

The NCD Labs are a virtual initiative, a platform, that supports submissions that harness innovative solutions to accelerate progress towards achieving the NCD and NCD related SDGs. The NCD Labs is an action-orientated platform, encouraging innovation, and supported by the WHO Global Coordination Mechanism on NCDs (GCM/NCD) . The NCD Labs aims to bring stakeholdersContinue reading “STOWELINK FOUNDER APPOINTED BY THE WHO-GCM – NCDS LABS”

STOWELINK FOUNDER AND CEO, OGWENO STEPHEN LISTED AS AFRICA’S TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUTH IN 2020.

Our founder and CEO Mr Ogweno Stephen was in January listed by opportunities hub as one of the top 100 most influential young people in Africa. This comes from his immense contribution in the health and research fields especially in the non-communicable diseases space and all the work that we were able to do inContinue reading “STOWELINK FOUNDER AND CEO, OGWENO STEPHEN LISTED AS AFRICA’S TOP 100 MOST INFLUENTIAL YOUTH IN 2020.”

THE MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS ANTHOLOGY BOOK LAUNCH

Here is an interesting quote from the Mental Health Matters Anthology ” …so before my time is out,let’s show others love,lets share what we have…” Isn’t it amazing how simple acts of love and compassion could mean everything to somebody else? Well, that’s how we here will feel when you pre-order a copy. When youContinue reading “THE MENTAL HEALTH MATTERS ANTHOLOGY BOOK LAUNCH”

STOWELINK TURNS 5 YEARS THIS YEAR.

In 2016 in a hostel at Kenyatta University deep in the night lied a young man who had just lost 4 close family to him to non-communicable diseases. during this time, this young man was going through a rough patch in his life ad had just began seeking help for his depression that had aroseContinue reading “STOWELINK TURNS 5 YEARS THIS YEAR.”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE VATICAN YOUTH SYMPOSIUM 2020

Our Chief finance officer, Mr. Ongola represented the organization in the 2020 Vatican Youth symposium (VYS).   The symposium organized by the United Nations Sustainable Development Solutions Network (UNSDSN) in collaboration with the Vatican Pontifical Academy, brings together young change makers from around the globe working to achieve the sustainable goals. The symposium also officiallyContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE VATICAN YOUTH SYMPOSIUM 2020”