STOWELINK CPO MAKES A KEYNOTE PRESENTATION DURING A DIABETES TALK WITH BREAKING BARRIERS YOUTH INITIATIVE

In the run-up to World Diabetes Day (WDD) 2022, Breaking Barriers Youth Initiative organized a Diabetes talk to sensitize members on this chronic non-communicable disease. Our Chief Program Officer, Mr. Oduor Kevin was invited to give a keynote presentation on the disease and explain more about World Diabetes Day commemorated annually on 14th November.  DiabetesContinue reading “STOWELINK CPO MAKES A KEYNOTE PRESENTATION DURING A DIABETES TALK WITH BREAKING BARRIERS YOUTH INITIATIVE”

STOWELINK EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER WINS DURING WORLD HEART DAY AWARDS 2022

Stowelink’s executive leader and the External Relations Officer (ERO) wins the Best Individual Award for the World Heart Day Awards 2022.  Naila Chebet Koech who joined many others in creating posters in support of the World Heart Day on the 29th of September 2022, was nominated for the Best Individual Poster Award Category.  After votesContinue reading “STOWELINK EXTERNAL RELATIONS OFFICER WINS DURING WORLD HEART DAY AWARDS 2022”

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”

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”

STOWELINK PARTNERS WITH JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY AND OTHERS FOR A HEALTH DRIVE

Stowelink partnered with the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and technology in a medical camp aimed at creating awareness about diseases and promoting good health and wellbeing. Stowelink was one of the partners for JKUAT Health drive which saw incredible number of students receive a wide array of medical checkup. Some of the medical servicesContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTNERS WITH JOMO KENYATTA UNIVERSITY OF AGRICULTURE AND TECHNOLOGY AND OTHERS FOR A HEALTH DRIVE”