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.”

STOWELINK CONDUCTS ITS PERIODIC VISITS THE 5 GROUPS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH NCDS IN VIHIGA COUNTY

Stowelink with support from the Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance Of Kenya continue to implement the IPAB Project in Vihiga county whose focus is to improve priority and attention to non-communicable diseases issues at the county level. During this visit Stowelink visited the 5 groups that we are working with in Vihiga county to check up onContinue reading “STOWELINK CONDUCTS ITS PERIODIC VISITS THE 5 GROUPS OF PEOPLE LIVING WITH NCDS IN VIHIGA COUNTY”

THE NCDS WEEK OF ACTION: SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES ACROSS STOWELINK DURING THE WEEK.7-13th 2020

Summary of my lessons and Engagement on the GLOBAL WEEK OF ACTION ON NCDS DAY 1. We used our voices to contribute to the global week of action movement. Day 2 We  spoke with an exemplary panel on the introduction to NCDs and the role of youth. Key lesson: Youths must be involved in allContinue reading “THE NCDS WEEK OF ACTION: SUMMARY OF ACTIVITIES ACROSS STOWELINK DURING THE WEEK.7-13th 2020”

STOWELINK ATTENDS AND PARTICIPATES IN THE ECO – ICO GLOBAL OBESITY CONFERENCE 2020

Stowelink founder and CEO Ogweno Stephen joined the global world obesity community during the 2020 global ECO ICO conference. As an advocate for people living with obesity and as a champion for better nutrition and health lifestyle, he shared his story with the world emphasizing on putting patients first when addressing obesity. Here are aContinue reading “STOWELINK ATTENDS AND PARTICIPATES IN THE ECO – ICO GLOBAL OBESITY CONFERENCE 2020”

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 areaContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 245 – DAY 251 INTRODUCTION TO SICKLE CELL”

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 ofContinue reading “STOWELINK WORKS IN COVID 19 FEATURED BY THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) YOUTH ENVOY”

STOWELINK FOUNDER NOMINATED AS A FINALIST FOR THE TOP 35 UNDER 35 AWARDS IN KENYA

Stowelink founder and CEO ogweno stephen was nominated as a finalist for the top 35 under 35 national awards as one of the young people making significant impact in the health sector in kenya. this nomination cames as a humbling experience that goes ahead to note just how much impact we’re having in the healthContinue reading “STOWELINK FOUNDER NOMINATED AS A FINALIST FOR THE TOP 35 UNDER 35 AWARDS IN KENYA”

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 reputableContinue reading “NCDS 365 MID YEAR REPORT”

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 betterContinue reading “STOWELINK INTERNATIONAL YOUTH DAY 2020 MESSAGE”