MODERATING PANEL DISCUSSION ON ELIMINATION OF INDUSTRIALLY PRODUCED TRANS FATS

The discussion on Industrially Produced Trans Fatty Acids (IP-TFA) continue to gather momentum worldwide. The elimination of these IP-TFAs is recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) to prevent non communicable diseases, such as coronary heart disease. There is overwhelming evidence suggesting that increased intake of trans fatContinue reading “MODERATING PANEL DISCUSSION ON ELIMINATION OF INDUSTRIALLY PRODUCED TRANS FATS”

NEW RESEARCH PUBLICATION ALERT

Finally!!!! Our research study on Factors Influencing NCDs Literacy Levels in Vihiga County has been published in an international journal. The article is published in high impact factor journal —the European Journal of Environment and Public Health. The study was inspired by the IPAB (Increasing Priority, Attention and Budget allocation for NCDs) project we conductedContinue reading “NEW RESEARCH PUBLICATION ALERT”

EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH KUTV ON TESTICULAR CANCER

In line with the Testicular Cancer Awareness Month, I was interviewed by KUTV to shed more light on this type of cancer which is less talked about yet is a common cancer among men. Testicular Cancer Awareness Month is observed annually in April to encourage men between the ages of 20 to 35 to getContinue reading “EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW WITH KUTV ON TESTICULAR CANCER”

ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE WEBINAR IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MENTEE GLOBAL ORGANIZATION

During the World Health Day on 7th April, I joined Mentee Global Organization to host a webinar on adverse childhood experience. Mentee is global knowledge sharing and support community. MENTEE offers a lifelong supportive program so that every marginalized person in the world can have the power to shape their own future. In partnership withContinue reading “ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE WEBINAR IN PARTNERSHIP WITH MENTEE GLOBAL ORGANIZATION”

WE WON! STUDENTS INNOVATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD

After a 2-year lull occasioned by the advent of COVID-19, the Quality Healthcare Kenyan Awards were back with a pomp and glamour. It was again an opportunity for healthcare providers and innovators to “reap what they sowed” and be recognized for the great work they do in improving the quality of healthcare services in Kenya.Continue reading “WE WON! STUDENTS INNOVATION PROJECT OF THE YEAR AWARD”

HURRAAAY!!! FINALLY, I AM A ONE YOUNG WORLD AMBASSADOR!

If there is any good thing that has happened to me in the year 2022, then it’s ONE YOUNG WORLD scholarship. Having been an ardent admirer of the program over the years, I must confess that this is a dream come true for me. For those who do not know about ONE YOUNG WORLD, hereContinue reading “HURRAAAY!!! FINALLY, I AM A ONE YOUNG WORLD AMBASSADOR!”

MY SELECTION AS ONE THE 2022 NCD DIARIST (3RD SERIES) BY THE GLOBAL NCD ALLIANCE

The Global NCD Alliance is implementing the NCD Diaries project as part of the Our View, Our Voices Initiative. Recognizing that people living with chronic diseases (Non-Communicable Diseases) are not just recipient of services but also co-creators of solutions, the NCD Alliance is giving them an opportunity to be heard and most importantly, be meaningfullyContinue reading “MY SELECTION AS ONE THE 2022 NCD DIARIST (3RD SERIES) BY THE GLOBAL NCD ALLIANCE”

THE RETURN OF THE STAIRCASE TO SUCCESS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM

The Staircase to Success Mentorship Program is a flagship program developed by Professional Mentors of Africa (Pro Mentors) in collaboration with Legacy Leadership Africa (LLA). Started in 2018, the program has impacted over 10,000 young people especially primary and secondary school students. The program, mostly conducted during the school holydays, has a single most focusContinue reading “THE RETURN OF THE STAIRCASE TO SUCCESS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM”

INVITATION TO SPEAK AT THE AFRICA HEALTHCARE WEBINAR SERIES ON DIAGNOSTICS & HEALTH MONITORING

It was a great pleasure to have received an invitation to speak at the Africa Health Webinar Series hosted by Pitch World Fast organization. Acknowledging that COVID-19 disrupted health service delivery across the world, more so in Africa, there is a greater need for the African continent to foster collaboration and partnership. The COVID-19 pandemicContinue reading “INVITATION TO SPEAK AT THE AFRICA HEALTHCARE WEBINAR SERIES ON DIAGNOSTICS & HEALTH MONITORING”

PRESS STATEMENT ON THE PROPOSED NHIF REGULATION

The Kenya Network of Cancer organizations (KENCO) and Non-Communicable Diseases Alliance of Kenya (NCDAK) held a joint press briefing on the proposed National Health Insurance Regulation (NHIF). The press brief came at a time when raft of changes is being implemented at the fund with the aim of offering better services to patients who areContinue reading “PRESS STATEMENT ON THE PROPOSED NHIF REGULATION”