MY KEYNOTE PRESENTATION DURING A DIABETES TALK WITH BBYI

In the run-up to World Diabetes Day 2022, Breaking Barrier Youth Initiative organized a Diabetes talk to sensitize members on this chronic non-communicable disease. It was an honor to be invited to give a keynote presentation on the disease and explain more about World Diabetes Day commemorated annually on 14th November. Diabetes is a groupContinue reading “MY KEYNOTE PRESENTATION DURING A DIABETES TALK WITH BBYI”

MY PRESENTATION AT THE 2ND YouTH VOICES SUMMIT 2022

The 2nd YouTH Voices Summit 2022 took place from 1st to 3rd December bringing together young professionals and University Students in Kenya. Organized under the theme of ‘Activating Youthful Leadership Towards the Realization of UHC (Universal Health Coverage) in Kenya,’ the summit explored ways through which young people can help improve access to quality healthcareContinue reading “MY PRESENTATION AT THE 2ND YouTH VOICES SUMMIT 2022”

INTERVIEW WITH KUTV ON MENTAL HEALTH

Every year, 10th October, the world commemorates the World Mental Health Day. According to the World Health Organization, the overall objective of the World Mental Health Day is to raise awareness of mental health issues around the world and to mobilize efforts in support of mental health. WHO further notes that the day provides anContinue reading “INTERVIEW WITH KUTV ON MENTAL HEALTH”

FETED AT JASIRI GALA NIGHT WITH WELLNESS AWARD

Before I talk about this award, I remember in my last blog shortly before I left for Jasiri residential intensive, I promised to share the amazing experience once it is over. Well, I am here, confessing to you that Jasiri programme was great; it was an amazing experience, to say the least. I met amazingContinue reading FETED AT JASIRI GALA NIGHT WITH WELLNESS AWARD

A DREAM COME TRUE! COMMONWEALTH SCHOLAR AT LAST

In 2019, I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Public Health, from Kenyatta University. Being passionate about public health, I felt a strong urge to continue with my education in the same field. Knowing very well how master’s degree is a very expensive affair that I couldn’t afford to pay from my pocket, I beganContinue reading A DREAM COME TRUE! COMMONWEALTH SCHOLAR AT LAST

COMPLETED A COURSE ON UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT IMPACT

I am so proud to get my certificate for Understanding Development Impact on FutureLearn. This course, sponsored by Commonwealth Scholarship Commission has deepened my understanding of development both as a historical progress and as a deliberate intervention. Prior to enrolling for the course, I always viewed development from the lens of economic prosperity. In part,Continue reading COMPLETED A COURSE ON UNDERSTANDING DEVELOPMENT IMPACT

MY PARTICIPATION IN THE DIGITAL HEALTH WEEK AS PANELIST

Digital Health Week is a global moment where CSOs governments, private companies and health institutions come together to champion digital health for UHC. Digital technology offers a big opportunity to help achieve Universal Health Coverage.  Together, we can bridge the technical-political divide and ensure digitally enabled health systems are equipped to provide health for all.Continue reading MY PARTICIPATION IN THE DIGITAL HEALTH WEEK AS PANELIST

THE ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT: WHAT ARE THE LESSONS I LEARNT?

If there is any incredible, lifechanging and inspiring summit I have attended, then it is the ONE YOUNG WORLD (OYW) SUMMIT 2022. The Summit is the landmark event of the year. It is a chance for the individuals like you and me, responsible for shaping the future of our world, to come together to confrontContinue reading THE ONE YOUNG WORLD SUMMIT: WHAT ARE THE LESSONS I LEARNT?

MY NCDS DIARY PUBLISHED BY THE GLOBAL NCD ALLIANCE 

As part of the Our Views, Our Voices initiative, the NCD Diaries are a participatory, community-based and multimedia storytelling project that illustrates and highlights individual lived experiences and calls for action on NCDs. The NCD Diaries use rich and immersive multimedia approaches to share lived experiences to drive change, using a public narrative framework. The third series of theContinue reading MY NCDS DIARY PUBLISHED BY THE GLOBAL NCD ALLIANCE 

NEW RESEARCH ALERT: COVID-19 & MENTAL HEALTH

What is cooking? What was cooking? Here is our latest research on the Effect of COVID 19 crisis on mental health among young people between 18-35 years in Kenya. Ogweno Stephen,1,2 Oduor Kevin,2,3 Redempta Mutisya,3 Otieno Bonface4 1University of Manchester, UK 2Stowelink Inc. 3Kenyatta University School of Public Health, Kenya 4University of Nairobi, Kenya. AbstractContinue reading NEW RESEARCH ALERT: COVID-19 & MENTAL HEALTH