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At United Nations, Taskforce on Women & NCDs Calls for Social Mobilization Against NCDs, with Women at the Center

March 17th, 2017

Arogya World is a member of the Taskforce on Women & NCDs. NEW YORK, March 16, 2017/PRNewswire-USNewswire/– The health, economic and social impact of NCDs on women throughout their lives are the focus of high-profile “Women and NCDs: Debunking Myths and Taking Action” side event today from 1pm-3pm ET at the United Nations Headquarters in New York. Organized by the… Read More

Arogya World Participates in OCCUCON 2017

February 27th, 2017

The Indian Association of Occupational Health (OCCUCON), held its 67th Annual National Conference February 8-11 in New Delhi. Attended by over 500 participants, OCCUCON 2017 focused on occupational health and safety in India and was inaugurated by Dr. Sowmya Swaminathan, Secretary Department of Health Research and Director General ICMR. We are proud to have OCCUCON aa a… Read More

George Institute and Arogya world join hands to organize first-ever Salt Summit

February 21st, 2017

Multi-stakeholder forum to work on a national salt reduction strategy initiated NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 9, 2017–Realizing that salt reduction in India requires a multi-stakeholder effort that can take into account the growing incidence of hypertension and cardiac diseases largely resulting from intake of sodium beyond the WHO recommended guidelines of 5 mg per day, the… Read More

Seeking Experienced Leader for Arogya World in India

January 17th, 2017

We are looking for a dynamic leader with a can-do spirit, a desire to contribute to improving the world we live in, and an interest in public health, to lead our work in India. You will lead the operations and strategic partnerships, raise the needed funds, and build strong visibility for Arogya World in India…. Read More

Arogya World Recognizes The First Platinum Healthy Workplaces in India

November 9th, 2016

Seven pioneering companies track workplace health metrics covering more than 400,000 employees addressing chronic disease among India’s workforce November 9, 2016, NEW DELHI, India – Arogya World is proud to announce that seven pioneering companies in India are being recognized as the first Platinum Healthy Workplaces for tracking workplace health metrics. This is the first year… Read More

Arogya World Recognizes 32 Companies in India as 2016 Healthy Workplaces

November 9th, 2016

One of the World’s Largest Employers – Indian Railways – Joins Roster of Healthy Workplaces 79 Healthy Workplaces in India now Spans workforceof 2 million employees Addressing chronic disease among India’s workforce November 9, 2016, NEW DELHI, India –Thirty-two companies from a variety of sectors across India are being named as 2016 Healthy Workplaces today, in… Read More

Reflections on Arogya’s Journey with CGI

September 28th, 2016

By Nalini Saligram Last week I was privileged to attend the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting in New York, a remarkable gathering of world leaders from a variety of fields, all in one room, all assembled there by one man: President Bill Clinton. He has used his considerable reach and extraordinary powers of persuasion… Read More

Consultants Help Arogya Strategize for Scaling Up in India

September 8th, 2016

We are working with consultants Nayantara Janardhan and Mannish Gupta and their team from Start Up! in India to refine our strategy for tackling disease prevention there. Here is a Q&A with the team from  Start Up!  What are the most urgent issues Indians face today and how will Arogya World address some of these in the… Read More

Research Validates Effectiveness of Arogya’s Innovative mDiabetes Program

August 8th, 2016

Exciting Results of mDiabetes Adds to mHealth Evidence Base Arogya World’s mDiabetes has shown exciting results: 40 percent more people improved their health behaviors as a result of receiving texts about diabetes prevention. The study was published this week in the Journal of Medical and Internet Research. mDiabetes sent twice-weekly text messages to a million people in India… Read More

Why Should Women Care About Chronic Disease?

May 12th, 2016

By Nalini Saligram and Heather White Co-Chairs of the Taskforce on Women & NCDs The thousands of women who gather in Copenhagen next week for the Women Deliver Conference will surely leave the meeting feeling positive and inspired after sharing stories of amazing women and accomplishments. As women, we can all be proud of the… Read More

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