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A new tool to empower women across India on healthy eating

October 13th, 2017

We are excited about the upcoming launch of Arogya World’s MyThali, which shows what someone should eat–and in what quantities–at main meals. We just completed testing with more than 50 consumers of this new nutritional icon for Indian families. We developed MyThali first and foremost for urban, mostly sedentary Indian women. We want to empower them… Read More

Making mental health a priority in the workplace

October 13th, 2017

By Nalini Saligram, Founder and CEO of Arogya World Last month, the One Mind Initiative held a major conference in Napa Valley to highlight why companies and business leaders must make it a priority to tackle mental health in the workplace. Arogya World was invited to participate and discuss how our Healthy Workplaces in India are tackling… Read More

Raising diabetes awareness for the next generation of Indians

September 24th, 2017

By Arogya World Intern Meghna Phalke, Grade 11, San Jose, CA Over the summer, I had the opportunity to work as an intern for Arogya World in India where I attended four different trainings for four different groups of bright young children. It was a great pleasure to experience, despite the language barrier! I am… Read More

Meet the Arogya World Team: Meeta Walavalkar

August 24th, 2017

Meeta Walavalkar has over 15 years of experience working in the telecommunications industry, but she has been regarded as a pioneer in the organic breakfast products industry with her own organic bakery in Bangalore. She brings her fan following and marketing savvy to Arogya World. Here is her story: Tell me about your role in… Read More

Meet the Arogya World Team: Pamela Yih

August 24th, 2017

Pamela Yih’s background in pharmacy and dealing with patients suffering from noncommunicable diseases has prepared her for her current role as both CFO and a board member of Arogya World. Her friendship with Arogya’s CEO Nalini Saligram motivated her to get on board with the cause of preventing NCDs around the globe. Here is her… Read More

Hans Foundation Support to Amplify Arogya’s Impact in India

August 24th, 2017

Arogya World is thrilled to announce a significant new commitment from the Hans Foundation to advance our diabetes prevention work in India. Specifically, the Hans Foundation’s grant of $90,000 a year for three years will support our mDiabetes and Healthy Schools programs, helping us take diabetes prevention to hundreds of thousands of Indians where they live… Read More

Meet the Arogya World Team: Erin Justen

June 29th, 2017

Arogya World Fellow Mallika Rao interviewed Erin Justen. As a public health professional, Erin Justen has a passion for making the world a healthier place. She joined the Arogya World team last year as a Development Consultant, and has enjoyed her experience thus far. Here is her story: Tell me about your role in Arogya… Read More

Meet the Arogya World Team: Sukanti Ghosh

June 29th, 2017

Arogya World Fellow Mallika Rao interviewed Sukanti Ghosh. After two decades in strategic communications in India and in several countries around the world, Sukanti Ghosh brought his experience to help shape and deliver communications around Arogya World’s mDiabetes program in India. He was invited in 2011 to join Arogya World’s Global Behavioral Change Taskforce, a… Read More

Meet the Arogya World Team: Rajat Gupta

May 31st, 2017

Arogya World Fellow Mallika Rao interviewed Rajat Gupta. Rajat Gupta knows a thing or two about business development. With several top positions under his belt, Gupta became an independent consultant in 2009, and now works with Arogya World to develop and execute fundraising strategies. He talked about his experience with Arogya and his personal connection… Read More

Meet Arogya World Team: Nandini Ganesh

May 31st, 2017

Arogya World Fellow Mallika Rao interviewed Nandini Ganesh. Former information technology professional Nandini Ganesh joined the Arogya World team in August of 2012 after a 10-year career at global software company Sonata Software Limited. Since then, her experience has transformed her knowledge of noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) for the better. She shared her thoughts on why… Read More

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