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 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”

HOW WAZEE PAMOJA LEAGUE IS ADDRESSING NCDS THROUGH FOOTBALL

In a bid to take the NCDs conversation to the next level, Stowelink’s partner —Wazee Pamoja League has embraced an innovative way to tackle NCDs —Football. Football is a sport that is marked by use of physical energy. A systematic review by Sarmento et al., 2021 (Recreational football is medicine against non-communicable diseases) demonstrated theContinue reading “HOW WAZEE PAMOJA LEAGUE IS ADDRESSING NCDS THROUGH FOOTBALL”

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”

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”