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STOP Chronic Kidney Disease through Lifestyle Modification

April 6th, 2019

Written for World Kidney Day: March 14, 2019 By Dr. Alok Agrawal, MD, FASN, FNKF This year, in honor of World Kidney Day on March 14, Dr. Alok Agrawal, a nephrologist, clinical hypertension specialist, and Clinical Associate Professor at Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, wrote about the challenges we face regarding kidney disease, particularly… Read More

Arogya and Ashoka Partner to Make Thousands of Indian Schoolchildren Healthier

February 28th, 2019

Arogya’s Nandini Ganesh conducts training for Ashoka schools We are proud to be partnering with Ashoka, the largest network of social entrepreneurs worldwide, on their Nourishing Schools program. Designed by Ashoka India’s Health and Nutrition Initiative in partnership with various stakeholders, the Nourishing Schools program aims to develop young changemakers between 9-14 years old who… Read More

Arogya Closed Out a Busy 2018 With Events in India

January 31st, 2019

Arogya World forged ahead in important ways in 2018. We were invited to take part in a number of meetings in India in December 2018, including: It is an opportune time to change the way India eats. For which, “Eat Right India,” a mass movement, has been launched by the Food Safety and Standards Authority… Read More

Arogya World Recognizes 15 Companies in India as 2018 Healthy Workplaces

November 12th, 2018

7 pioneering companies recognized at Platinum level The Healthy Workplace movement addresses chronic disease among India’s workforce November 12, 2018, Bangalore: Arogya World, a global health non-profit organization, today named 15 progressive companies as Healthy Workplaces for 2018. The companies are recognized for their emphasis on chronic disease prevention in the workplace setting. The 15… Read More

After an Early Diabetes Diagnosis, This Entrepreneur Changed His Life–and His Health

November 6th, 2018

When we met Bala Kamallakharan, we were inspired by his data-driven approach to health, extraordinary determination, and persistence. We hope that others will learn from his story.  When Bala Kamallakharan, an entrepreneur and venture capitalist living in Iceland, received a diagnosis of Type 2 Diabetes at age 42, he decided he wasn’t going to rely on… Read More

Make Diwali Healthy and Fun this Year

October 30th, 2018

Deepavali / Diwali is the festival of lights: deep means “light” and avali “a row” to become “a row of lights.”  Indians light oil wick lamps outside their homes to symbolize the inner light that protects from spiritual darkness. Over the centuries, Diwali has become a national festival that is enjoyed by most Indians regardless of faith: Hindus, Jains,… Read More

Arogya World Appoints Sumathi Rao as Country Head

October 15th, 2018

Bangalore – October 15 2018 – Arogya World today announced the appointment of Sumathi Rao as Country Head, India. Sumathi moves to Arogya World after a decade at Philips India where she led strategic CSR, healthcare advocacy, and communications. Dr. Nalini Saligram, Founder of Arogya World said, “We are absolutely delighted that Sumathi is joining… Read More

Welcome Sumathi Rao!

October 15th, 2018

Arogya World today announced the appointment of Sumathi Rao as the head of our office in Bangalore, India. Sumathi comes to Arogya World after a decade at Philips India where she led strategic CSR, healthcare advocacy, and communications. We asked her a few questions that illuminate her experience and motivation. Get to know Sumathi! What… Read More

Inaction Is Not An option

September 6th, 2018

Workplaces Can Help Reduce Diabetes’ Threat to Indian Employees In Their Prime By Dr. Nalini Saligram, Founder & CEO of Arogya World Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) — including heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and chronic lung diseases — are the defining health challenge of this century. A full 70% of global deaths are from NCDs, and it is those living in low-… Read More

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