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”

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”

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”

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”

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”

STOWELINK JOINS THE UNITED NATIONS WEEK OF ACTION ON SDGS BY HOSTING THE BIGGEST KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SESSION YET ON HEALTH AND ENTREPRENUERSHIP 20/9/2020

On 20th of September of 2020 Stowelink held the biggest Knowledge Exchange Session yet on these event series hosting 54 participants from 4 countries in the world. the knowledge session attracted participants from Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria and Jerusalem. This session had outstanding young guests who really broke down the topic of health and entrepreneurship. BridgingContinue reading “STOWELINK JOINS THE UNITED NATIONS WEEK OF ACTION ON SDGS BY HOSTING THE BIGGEST KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE SESSION YET ON HEALTH AND ENTREPRENUERSHIP 20/9/2020”

STOWELINK ACHIEVES OUTSTANDING PROGRESS WITH THEIR WORK WITH VIHIGA COUNTY MEDICAL FACILITIES IN IMPROVING SCREENING AND CARE FOR NCDS PATIENTS.

Over the past 9 months Stowelink has been working actively with Vihiga county to ensure that there is improved priority and attention for non-communicable diseases both at the county government policy level and at the service provision level and at the patient groups level. To this end Stowelink through support from the NCD Alliance ofContinue reading “STOWELINK ACHIEVES OUTSTANDING PROGRESS WITH THEIR WORK WITH VIHIGA COUNTY MEDICAL FACILITIES IN IMPROVING SCREENING AND CARE FOR NCDS PATIENTS.”

STOWELINK TOGETHER WITH NCDS CHAMPIONS ENGAGES YOUNG PEOPLE THOUGH A GLOBAL POETRY CONTEST ON MENTAL HEALTH AND COVID 19.

As the coronavirus pandemic rapidly sweeps across the world, it is inducing a considerable degree of fear, worry and concern in the population at large and among certain groups in particular, such as older adults, care providers and people with underlying health conditions. In public mental health terms, the main psychological impact to date isContinue reading “STOWELINK TOGETHER WITH NCDS CHAMPIONS ENGAGES YOUNG PEOPLE THOUGH A GLOBAL POETRY CONTEST ON MENTAL HEALTH AND COVID 19.”