LAUNCH OF THE NCDS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ONLINE COURSE TAUGHT BY OGWENO STEPHEN 31/7/2021

Last week we finally launched the ONLINE COURSE: NCDs FOR PUBLIC HEALTH on UDEMY, the world’s largest provider of online courses. In an exciting partnership between Stowelink Inc, Talanta Institute, Tujuze Learning and NCD Champions we developed and released this beginner’s self-paced course that aims at introducing the learners to concepts about non communicable diseasesContinue reading “LAUNCH OF THE NCDS FOR PUBLIC HEALTH ONLINE COURSE TAUGHT BY OGWENO STEPHEN 31/7/2021”

WHAT IS OBESITY ADVOCACY? INSIGHTS FROM COMPLETING THE INTERACTIVE PATIENT ADVOCACY PROGRAMME 27/7/2021

Interactive Patient Advocacy Programme (IPAP) advocacy training is a training conducted by the European Coalition for People living with Obesity (ECPO) that aims at taking you, the learner through the process of advocacy by simplifying the key steps, from identifying and prioritizing the issues, to implementing an advocacy action plan. The training also helps youContinue reading “WHAT IS OBESITY ADVOCACY? INSIGHTS FROM COMPLETING THE INTERACTIVE PATIENT ADVOCACY PROGRAMME 27/7/2021”

OGWENO STEPHEN PRESENTS AT THE 9TH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 19-23/7/2021

The International Festival of Public Health is a global gathering that bringing together hundreds of delegates from across the world in a wide range of fields in public health to present their research work and attend plenary lectures from special guest speakers in the world of public health. This festival is organized by the ManchesterContinue reading “OGWENO STEPHEN PRESENTS AT THE 9TH INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH 19-23/7/2021”

OGWENO STEPHEN FEATURED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER BIOLOGY, MEDICINE AND HEALTH STUDENT WEBSITE

Ogweno Stephen was recently featured in the University of Manchester Biology, Medicine And Health Student Blog where he was discussing how his current studies in Global Health have helped him amplify the work in the non-communicable diseases space. When asked how the Masters In Public Health had helped his career, here was his response: BesidesContinue reading “OGWENO STEPHEN FEATURED BY THE UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER BIOLOGY, MEDICINE AND HEALTH STUDENT WEBSITE”

WE HAVE A DREAM BOOK FEATURE – OGWENO STEPHEN REPRESENTING KENYA

“We Have a Dream: 201 Countries, 201 Dreams with Sustainable Development Goals”, is a book which has been published in Japanese and English by Iroha Publishing in Japan. This book contains global co- authors each representing all the 201 countries of the world. Kenya was represented by Ogweno Stephen who shared his story titled TAKEContinue reading “WE HAVE A DREAM BOOK FEATURE – OGWENO STEPHEN REPRESENTING KENYA”

KEY INSIGHTS FROM PARTICIPATING AT THE OBESITY IN AFRICA EVENT BY WORLD OBESITY 22/6/2021

In many parts of Africa, if you’re obese, people will say ‘you look healthy’”. Culture and perceptions matter in the fight against obesity across the continent, said Dr Jean-Claude Mbanya at an event organised by World Obesity Federation . Eating habits have changed dramatically and led to a more calorific diet across the continent. Dr Mbanya pointedContinue reading “KEY INSIGHTS FROM PARTICIPATING AT THE OBESITY IN AFRICA EVENT BY WORLD OBESITY 22/6/2021”

OGWENO STEPHEN NOMINATED TO THE TOP 15 FINALISTS OF THE YOUNG INNOVATORS FOR HEALTH AWARD 2021.

The Africa Young Innovators for Health Award has launched its first competition this year designed to highlight and support the work of pioneering young African entrepreneurs developing health innovations. We have received entries for solutions aimed at supporting, equipping, protecting, and training healthcare workers, who are on the frontline of delivering healthcare to communities. ItContinue reading “OGWENO STEPHEN NOMINATED TO THE TOP 15 FINALISTS OF THE YOUNG INNOVATORS FOR HEALTH AWARD 2021.”

LESSONS AND EXPERIENCES FROM BEING A PANELIST AT THE COMMONWEALTH ALUMNI ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION.

As a recipient of the Commonwealth Scholarship, I was very privileged to have been invited to speak in the CSC Commonwealth alumni round table discussion which focused on Doing Business In A Global Pandemic And Beyond: Lessons On Resilience. This was my very fist time meeting the incredible alumni teams from the commonwealth scholarships. AContinue reading “LESSONS AND EXPERIENCES FROM BEING A PANELIST AT THE COMMONWEALTH ALUMNI ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION.”

TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF NCDS PEER EDUCATORS UNDER THE YOUNG HEALTH PROGRAMME KENYA

The AstraZeneca Young Health Programme works to help young people aged 10-24 to take control of their health, especially to combat long-term conditions such as cancers, diabetes, respiratory and heart diseases, and mental ill health. These are often called non-communicable diseases (NCDs). My experience with Young Health Programme starts from 2016 when I initially startedContinue reading “TRAINING THE NEXT GENERATION OF NCDS PEER EDUCATORS UNDER THE YOUNG HEALTH PROGRAMME KENYA”

OGWENO STEPHEN COHOSTS THE LAUNCH OF THE YOUNG HEALTH PROGRAMME PHASE 2 IN KENYA

The 26th of May was an incredible day as I cohosted the launch of the #YoungHealthProgramme together with Dr Sylvia Vito of AstraZeneca. The phase two of the Young Health Programme shows incredible commitment from AstraZeneca and Plan International in empowering young people to take control of their life especially with chronic or long term conditions like Cancer, diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular diseases amongstContinue reading “OGWENO STEPHEN COHOSTS THE LAUNCH OF THE YOUNG HEALTH PROGRAMME PHASE 2 IN KENYA”