STOWELINK VIHIGA 2020 DOCUMENTARY RELEASE

Over the year 2020 Stowelink has been working actively in Vihiga county under the IPAB PROJECT where we aim at increasing priority and attention to NCDs funding in the county. Under this project we have been documenting every step of the way and we will be releasing the full documentary of this project in VihigaContinue reading “STOWELINK VIHIGA 2020 DOCUMENTARY RELEASE”

THE FINAL KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SESSION FOR 2020 HIGHLIGHTS 6-12-2020

Stowelink in partnership with the Kukachora network and other entities has been running a series of monthly webinars since March where we have been able to gather youth from 24 institutions of higher learning situated across the country. We have talked on various issues ranging from mental health, to innovation to entrepreneurship in the healthContinue reading “THE FINAL KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SESSION FOR 2020 HIGHLIGHTS 6-12-2020”

NCDS 365 DAY 326- 334 ALL ABOUT EPILEPSY

Day 326 of 365 *_What is epilepsy_* Epilepsy is a central nervous system (neurological) disorder in which brain activity becomes abnormal, causing seizures or periods of unusual behavior, sensations, and sometimes loss of awareness. Anyone can develop epilepsy. Epilepsy affects both males and females of all races, ethnic backgrounds and ages. Day 327 of 365Continue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 326- 334 ALL ABOUT EPILEPSY”

STOWELINK DOCUMENTARY SERIES SHOOT WITH AFRICAN FILMS NETWORK

Stowelink has been so privileged to receive recognition and attention for the incredible work we continue to do in the NCDs space in kenya. This attention recently led us to a documentary series shoot by the African films network documenting how our day to day work occurs and our impact is in the communities thatContinue reading “STOWELINK DOCUMENTARY SERIES SHOOT WITH AFRICAN FILMS NETWORK”

NCDS 365 DAY319-325 ALL ABOUT AUTISM

Day 319 of 365 What is autism Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. We know that there is not one autism but many subtypes, most influenced by a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Because autismContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY319-325 ALL ABOUT AUTISM”

STOWELINK ATTENDS A TRAINING AND ADVOCACY WORKSHOP AT SAROVA PANAFRIC HOTEL, NAIROBI- 12-11-2020

On the 12th and 13th November 2020, Stowelink was represented at the Sarova Panafric Hotel for a training and advocacy workshop by the External Relations Officer , Naila Chebet. The two-day workshop was focused on discussing legal and policy strategies geared towards prevention of NCDs through promotion of healthy diets. The workshop, which was organisedContinue reading “STOWELINK ATTENDS A TRAINING AND ADVOCACY WORKSHOP AT SAROVA PANAFRIC HOTEL, NAIROBI- 12-11-2020”

NCDS 365 DAY 312-318 ALL ABOUT ARTHRITIS

Day 312 of 365 What is arthritis Arthritis is the swelling and tenderness of one or more of your joints. The main symptoms of arthritis are joint pain and stiffness, which typically worsen with age. The most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis. Osteoarthritis causes cartilage — the hard, slippery tissue thatContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 312-318 ALL ABOUT ARTHRITIS”

NCDS 365 REPORTS AUGUST TO OCTOBER

As the project continues to near the end of phase one, we continue o reach an incredible amount of people with daily messaging on non-communicable diseases. Here is a summary report from all stakeholders on the progress that we have been able to make form August to October AUGUST SEPTEMBER OCTOBER Lets change lives Let’sContinue reading “NCDS 365 REPORTS AUGUST TO OCTOBER”

305-311 LESS TALKED ABOUT NCDS VISION IMPAIRMENT

Day 305 of 365 What is vision impairment Vision impairment means that a person’s eyesight cannot be corrected to a “normal” level. Vision impairment may be caused by a loss of visual acuity, where the eye does not see objects as clearly as usual. It may also be caused by a loss of visual field,Continue reading “305-311 LESS TALKED ABOUT NCDS VISION IMPAIRMENT”