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?”

DAY 19 OF 365: STOWELINK VISITS BISHOP GITAU SCHOOL.NCDS EDUCATION THROUGH ART,PHOTOGRAPHY AND PUBLIC SPEAKING!

MUSA GITAU PRIMARY SCHOOL IMPACT VISIT Today we visited the MUSA Gitau Primary School .we partnered with the award winning Stevenchy Photography to conduct an amazing school visit where we used photography, art and public speaking to talk about NCDS, DRUGS and young people and how all this connect into one onother. The use ofContinue reading “DAY 19 OF 365: STOWELINK VISITS BISHOP GITAU SCHOOL.NCDS EDUCATION THROUGH ART,PHOTOGRAPHY AND PUBLIC SPEAKING!”

NCDS 365 DAY 8-14: ALL ABOUT CANCERS(INTRO)

WHAT IS CANCER? Cancer is the uncontrolled growth of abnormal cells when the body’s normal control mechanism stops working. Old cells do not die and instead grow out of control, forming new, abnormal cells. (Cancer Treatment Center of America) Cells are the basic units that make up the human body. Cells grow and divide toContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 8-14: ALL ABOUT CANCERS(INTRO)”

NCDS 365 DAY 1- 7 SUMMARY! WHAT IS NCDS?

WHAT IS NCDS? NCDS stand for non communicable diseases. These are diseases that do not transfer from one person to the other thus the name non communicable. These diseases are chronic which means they take long periods of time to develop and when they do they take long periods of time to treat or manage.MostContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 1- 7 SUMMARY! WHAT IS NCDS?”

NCDS 365 PROJECT! what is it?

NCDS 365- A year long campaign on NCDS LITERACY With the increasing burden of Non Communicable diseases (NCDS) in Africa and in the world it has become very important for us to learn about NCDS! To learn about what they are,how to prevent them and control them. It is in this light that Stowelink Inc.Continue reading “NCDS 365 PROJECT! what is it?”