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”

STOWELINK IN VIHIGA COUNTY: DEVELOPING OF THE NCDS ADVOCACY ASKS FOR POLICY MAKERS 9-12-2020

Over the last quarter the NCD alliance of Kenya has been actively training youth ambassadors on policy and public participation process. Stowelink and its network of young people in Vihiga county also benefited a lot from this initiative and has been on the forefront ever since championing for NCDs advocacy and policy participation in theContinue reading “STOWELINK IN VIHIGA COUNTY: DEVELOPING OF THE NCDS ADVOCACY ASKS FOR POLICY MAKERS 9-12-2020”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION INFORMAL CONSULTATION FOR NCDS

Stowelink through its founder and CEO Ogweno Stephen was selected to participate in the global think tank of experts working in the NCDs space. This was a rare opportunity that saw Stowelink being selected to participate in the global consultation. Non communicable diseases continue to be on the rise currently making 7 out of 10Continue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION INFORMAL CONSULTATION FOR NCDS”

NCDS 365 DAY 335-341 NCDS PREVENTION TIPS

Day 335 of 365 NCDs Prevention. DOs-Get regular health screenings High blood pressure and high cholesterol can damage your heart and blood vessels. But without testing for them, you probably won’t know whether you have these conditions. Regular screening can tell you what your numbers are and whether you need to take action. Maintain aContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 335-341 NCDS PREVENTION TIPS”

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”