NCDS 365 DAY 245 – DAY 251 INTRODUCTION TO SICKLE CELL

Day 245 of 365: What is Sickle Cell Disease? A genetically inherited condition that causes the change in shape of the red blood cells to sickle shape which therefore leads to diseases such as sickle cell anaemia. Under Normal circumstances the red blood cell is biconcave in structure which gives it a large surface area…

STOWELINK WORKS IN COVID 19 FEATURED BY THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) YOUTH ENVOY

Since the rise of the COVID 19 pandemic globally Stowelink has been keen on ensuring that people living with non-communicable diseases are protected against COVID 19. Stowelink has used various approaches to help the NCDs community both locally and globally to protect themselves from COVID 19 and this work has since attracted the attention of…

NCDS 365 MID YEAR REPORT

NCDS 365 is a multinational project that has recognized the urgent and pressing need to address non-communicable diseases by sharing daily messages in a bid to create awareness while dispelling myths and misconception around the NCDs. The project leverages social media and the huge mobile penetration to share these messages. These messages, sourced from reputable…

STOWELINK INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2020 MESSAGE

International youth day is a day that recognizes excellence, fortitude, resilience, creativity and color that the youth bring to the continent. On this day celebrated each year on the 12th of august we are reminded of the exemplary work that has been done by young people across the globe to make a world a better…

NCDS 365 DAY 221-227 KIDNEYS AND INTRODUCTION TO TRANSPLANTS

Day 221 of 365 People at high risk of CKD Anyone can get chronic kidney disease at any age. However, some people are more likely than others to develop kidney disease. You may have an increased risk for kidney disease if you: -have diabetes -have high blood pressure -have a family history of kidney failure…