NCDS 365 FEBRUARY IS ALL ABOUT CANCERS.

FEBRUARY IS ABOUT CANCERS! this February the focus of NCDS 365 PROJECT will be to educate you about cancers. You will learn everything you need to know about cancer causes, prevention, control, statistics and also facts and quotes by famous people in history on cancer. Here is the outline of the month!   Week 1Continue reading “NCDS 365 FEBRUARY IS ALL ABOUT CANCERS.”

STOWELINK HOSTS A MEDICAL CAMP AT NJATHAINI COMMUNITY ROYSAMBU KENYA 31/1/2020

On the 31st of January 2020 Stowelink in partnership with the njathainininfo4food community based organization conducted its second medical camp in Njathaini community under our partnership with this cbo. To this end Stowelink was able to screed 321 people on that day for high blood pressure, hypertension, provided vitamins, provided deformers and referrals to theContinue reading “STOWELINK HOSTS A MEDICAL CAMP AT NJATHAINI COMMUNITY ROYSAMBU KENYA 31/1/2020”

NCDS 365 SUMMARY OF JANUARY DAY 29-31

SUMMARY OF JANUARY INTRODUCTION TO NCDS Week 1- What is NCDS Noncommunicable diseases (NCDS), also known as chronic diseases, tend to be of long duration and are the result of a combination of genetic, physiological, environmental and behaviours factors.The main types of NCDS are cardiovascular diseases (like heart attacks and stroke), cancers, chronic respiratory diseasesContinue reading “NCDS 365 SUMMARY OF JANUARY DAY 29-31”

NCDS YOUTH CHAMPIONS: STOWELINK COLLABORATES WITH THE KU COMMUNITY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO TRAIN YOUNG OUTREACH YOUTH CHAMPIONS. 29/1/2020

Stowelink in January solidified a collaboration with the Kenyatta university community resource management to train NCDS outreach youth champions. this partnership comes under our programme the NCDS youth champions where we are working to support and young people in institutions of higher learning with information on NCDS and commissioning them to train other young peopleContinue reading “NCDS YOUTH CHAMPIONS: STOWELINK COLLABORATES WITH THE KU COMMUNITY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT TO TRAIN YOUNG OUTREACH YOUTH CHAMPIONS. 29/1/2020”

NCDS365 DAY 22-28 ALL ABOUT COPD AND ASTMA(INTRODUCTIONS)

  DAY 22 OF 365 WHAT ARE CHRONIC RESPIRATORY DISEASES? The term chronic respiratory diseases (CRDs) describes a range of diseases of the airways and the other structures of the lungs. They include asthma and respiratory allergies, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), occupational lung diseases, sleep apnea syndrome and pulmonary hypertension. Allergic rhinitis or “hayContinue reading “NCDS365 DAY 22-28 ALL ABOUT COPD AND ASTMA(INTRODUCTIONS)”

OUR VIEWS OUR VOICES: NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US!

The Advocacy Agenda of People Living with NCDs, launched in December 2017, was built with the generous input of 1,893 people living with NCDs who took part in the Our Views, Our Voices consultation efforts. It provides a compass for NCD advocacy efforts and functions as a living document that captures the priorities of people living withContinue reading “OUR VIEWS OUR VOICES: NOTHING ABOUT US WITHOUT US!”

STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE OUR VIEWS OUR VOICES TRAINING ON 23RD – 24TH JANUARY 2020

Our Views, Our Voices is an initiative that seeks to meaningfully involve people living with NCDs in the NCD response, supporting and enabling individuals to share their views to take action and drive change. Our Views, Our Voices seeks to put people first in the NCD response. The initiative aspires to break down stigma and discrimination, equippingContinue reading “STOWELINK PARTICIPATES IN THE OUR VIEWS OUR VOICES TRAINING ON 23RD – 24TH JANUARY 2020”

NCDS 365- DAY 15- 21 INTRODUCTION TO DIABETES

Day 15 of 365 WHAT IS DIABETES Diabetes is a disease that occurs when your blood glucose, also called blood sugar, is too high. Blood glucose is your main source of energy and comes from the food you eat. Insulin, a hormone made by the pancreas, helps glucose from food get into your cells toContinue reading “NCDS 365- DAY 15- 21 INTRODUCTION TO DIABETES”

NCDS VISUAL LEARNING! WHY DOES IT WORK ALL THE TIME?

Visual literacy and semiotic principles are widely used in the production of commercial promotional material but virtually ignored in health promotion campaigns. An estimated 65 percent of the population are thought to be visual learners – people who retain information better by seeing pictures and videos rather than reading text or hearing information delivered orally. In fact,Continue reading “NCDS VISUAL LEARNING! WHY DOES IT WORK ALL THE TIME?”