STOWELINK ACHIEVES OUTSTANDING PROGRESS WITH THEIR WORK WITH VIHIGA COUNTY MEDICAL FACILITIES IN IMPROVING SCREENING AND CARE FOR NCDS PATIENTS.

Over the past 9 months Stowelink has been working actively with Vihiga county to ensure that there is improved priority and attention for non-communicable diseases both at the county government policy level and at the service provision level and at the patient groups level. To this end Stowelink through support from the NCD Alliance ofContinue reading “STOWELINK ACHIEVES OUTSTANDING PROGRESS WITH THEIR WORK WITH VIHIGA COUNTY MEDICAL FACILITIES IN IMPROVING SCREENING AND CARE FOR NCDS PATIENTS.”

NCDS 365 DAY 252-DAY 258 UNDERSTANDING SICKLE CELL

Day 252 of 365 Sickle Cell myths and Facts Myth: People with the Sickle Cell Disease are immune to malaria.While scientists believe that Sickle Cell Disease is an evolutionary response to malaria, people with Sickle Cell Disease do not have the benefit of this evolutionary mutation. Many doctors have been known to tell patients withContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 252-DAY 258 UNDERSTANDING SICKLE CELL”

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”

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”

NCDS 365 DAY 242- DAY 244 SUMARY OF JULY

Day 242 of 365: Chronic kidney disease summary Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function over time. Heart disease is the major cause of death for all people with CKD. High risk groups include those with diabetes, hypertension and family history of kidney failure. The two mainContinue reading “NCDS 365 DAY 242- DAY 244 SUMARY OF JULY”

NCDS 365 JULY REPORT

The NCDs 365 continues to create impact and transform lives and ere is a brief report of the progress we ad in the month of July across our partners: STOWELINK IMPACT PARTNERS IMPACT Lets change lives Let’s save lives #stowelink REMEMBER-if you want to support Stowelink Inc and our various projects, if you want collaborations withContinue reading “NCDS 365 JULY REPORT”

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”