STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE REVIEW OF NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN (2021-2026) ON PREVENTION OF NCDS

On 27th July 2021, Kenya launched the National Strategic Plan for Prevention and Control of NCDs (2021-2026) which presents a framework to guide the implementation of NCD interventions in Kenya. The launch of this strategic plan comes at a time when NCDs are on the rise accounting for over 55 percent of hospital deaths inContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE REVIEW OF NATIONAL STRATEGIC PLAN (2021-2026) ON PREVENTION OF NCDS”

STOWELINKS CPO, MR. ODUOR KEVIN INTERVIEWED BY KUTV IN LINE WITH MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH (HYPERTENSION SCREENING)

The month of November has been a busy one characterized by May Measurement Moth Global Campaign on Hypertension (High Blood Pressure). Stowelink joined the International Society of Hypertension in rallying people towards having their blood pressure checked. Hypertension screening is very important and is known to save lives and enhance healthy outcomes since knowing yourContinue reading “STOWELINKS CPO, MR. ODUOR KEVIN INTERVIEWED BY KUTV IN LINE WITH MAY MEASUREMENT MONTH (HYPERTENSION SCREENING)”

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”

STOWELINK FACILITATES A DRUG SENSITIZATION FORUM AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY

Kenyatta University recently organized The Drug Free Youth Sensitization forum in an attempt to discourage drugs and substances abuse in the institution. Stowelink (represented by Oduor Kevin-CPO) was invited to discuss impact of drugs and substances abuse in the society. The importance of refusal skills and the link between NCDs and drug and substance abuseContinue reading “STOWELINK FACILITATES A DRUG SENSITIZATION FORUM AT KENYATTA UNIVERSITY”

NCDS 365 PHASE 2: ELEVATING HEIGHTS NCDS LITERACY ACROSS AFRICA THROUGH ANIMATED VIDEOS

NCDs 365 project is a flagship Stowelink project powered by NCDs champions that is set to improve NCDs literacy across Africa through provision of easy simple to understand information on non-communicable diseases and leveraging on the power of media and technology to pass this message across nations in Africa. In 2020 the project conducted itsContinue reading “NCDS 365 PHASE 2: ELEVATING HEIGHTS NCDS LITERACY ACROSS AFRICA THROUGH ANIMATED VIDEOS”

VIHIGA IPAB PROJECT PHASE OUT AND HANDOVER

As the IPAB PROJECT comes towards an we held a close-out event to mark the end of the IPAB project pilot phase and the handover to the government of Vihiga. The event attracted key players in the county government including: NCDs Coordinators office Health Records department County Finance department Representatives of PLWNCDs We presented theContinue reading “VIHIGA IPAB PROJECT PHASE OUT AND HANDOVER”

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”

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”