YOUNG HEALTH PROGRAMME LAUNCH PHASE 2

The Young Health Programme is a programme by AstraZeneca implemented by Plan International that seeks to empower young people to take control of their health especially in combating long term diseases often referred toas non communicable diseases.  The programme which is currently being implemented in 10 countries was also implemented in Kenya since 2016 whereContinue reading “YOUNG HEALTH PROGRAMME LAUNCH PHASE 2”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE BUILDING THE AFRICA WE WANT CONFERENCE

There is no better time to underscore the importance of Public Health than during the COVID-19 pandemic when the whole world has been thrown into a state of disarray. As the world grapple with this disease, which has claimed many lives, disrupted human interactions and left many people without a source of livelihood, the urgentContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE BUILDING THE AFRICA WE WANT CONFERENCE”

NCDS 365 PHASE 2: ELEVATING HEIGHTS NCDS LITERACY ACROSS AFRICA THROUGH ANIMATED VIDEOS

NCDs 365 project is a flagship Stowelink project powered by NCDs champions that is set to improve NCDs literacy across Africa through provision of easy simple to understand information on non-communicable diseases and leveraging on the power of media and technology to pass this message across nations in Africa. In 2020 the project conducted itsContinue reading “NCDS 365 PHASE 2: ELEVATING HEIGHTS NCDS LITERACY ACROSS AFRICA THROUGH ANIMATED VIDEOS”

NCDS TRAINING MODULE FOR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES DEVELOPED BY STOWELINK DEBUTS ITS FIRST TRAINING

Between the 20th and the 24 of December through the support from NCDAK, Stowelink printed the NCDs modules for schools and communities, a training module developed by Stowelink in partnership with Dr Harrison of the university of Manchester to train on non communicable diseases in easy ,understandable language and a visually compelling manner. The moduleContinue reading “NCDS TRAINING MODULE FOR SCHOOLS AND COMMUNITIES DEVELOPED BY STOWELINK DEBUTS ITS FIRST TRAINING”

STOWELINK CONDUCTS A 3 – DAY TRAINING DEVELOPING NCDS ADVOCACY STRATEGY FOR VIHIGA NCDS CHAMPIONS FOR 2021

One of the specific activities under the IPAB project was to recruit youth ambassadors who will act as NCDs advocates and champion for increased priority and attention to NCDs. These youth ambassadors (7 in number) were taken through a rigorous virtual bootcamp to equip them with skills and requisite knowledge to advocate for non-communicable diseases.Continue reading “STOWELINK CONDUCTS A 3 – DAY TRAINING DEVELOPING NCDS ADVOCACY STRATEGY FOR VIHIGA NCDS CHAMPIONS FOR 2021”

VIHIGA IPAB PROJECT PHASE OUT AND HANDOVER

As the IPAB PROJECT comes towards an we held a close-out event to mark the end of the IPAB project pilot phase and the handover to the government of Vihiga. The event attracted key players in the county government including: NCDs Coordinators office Health Records department County Finance department Representatives of PLWNCDs We presented theContinue reading “VIHIGA IPAB PROJECT PHASE OUT AND HANDOVER”

STOWELINK BACK AT AL-HUDA TV TO SPEAK MORE ON OBESITY AND PEOPLE FIRST LANGUAGE FOR OBESITY

Due to public demand and unprecedented viewership of a first tv feature that had Ogweno Stephen CEO and founder Stowelink speak on obesity, the Al-Huda tv had to recall Ogweno Stephen back to talk more on obesity. Soring the session Ogweno Stephen and the core host discussed in depth about obesity and people first languageContinue reading “STOWELINK BACK AT AL-HUDA TV TO SPEAK MORE ON OBESITY AND PEOPLE FIRST LANGUAGE FOR OBESITY”

SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WHO INFORMAL CONSULTATION ON NCDS HELD ON DEC 9-11

Having attended the who informal consultation meeting here are a few key takeaways from the consultation WE HAVE A FIGHT AHEAD OF US As articulated by @MikkelsenBente_ NCDS now contribute to 7 out of the 10 leading killer diseases as opposed to 4 out of 10 which was just 20 years ago. The fight toContinue reading “SUMMARY HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE WHO INFORMAL CONSULTATION ON NCDS HELD ON DEC 9-11”

NCDS 365 DAY 342-348 NCDS PREVENTION DON’TS

Day 342 of 365 NCDs prevention tips : DON’TS Not drinking enough water Staying hydrated helps to keep your memory sharp, your mood stable and your motivation intact. Keeping up with your fluids helps your skin stay supple, your body cool down when it’s hot, allows your muscles and joints to work better and helpsContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 342-348 NCDS PREVENTION DON’TS”