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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

Cigna’s First Community Ambassador reflects on “small wins” with big results

July 23rd, 2018

Earlier this year, Elena Orozco, an employee at global health service leader Cigna, was selected to serve as one of Cigna’s first Community Ambassador Fellows, traveling to India to help promote Arogya World’s healthy eating program, MyThali. Elena is now back from her time in India and has written a blog about her experience. My company, Cigna, has… Read More

Reflecting on Arogya’s Journey — today, on my 60th Birthday

May 26th, 2018

By Nalini Saligram, Founder and CEO of Arogya World Eight years ago, when I was 52, finding myself restless and underutilized in corporate America, I decided — with encouragement from my friend Pamela Yih and husband Ravi — to quit my job at Merck and start Arogya World. It’s the best decision I have made in my life. I… Read More

Arogya World’s Annual Chicago Gala: Celebrating Good Health  

May 4th, 2018

By Carrie Hutchison, Arogya World I’ve been working with Arogya World for over four years now, but I hadn’t made it to Chicago for our annual gala until this year—and I’m so glad I did! Donning a sari for the first time, I finally got to see first-hand what a warm, welcoming, and generous group… Read More

World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day 2018

March 8th, 2018

Kidney Disease in Women: A Call to Action NEW DELHI, MARCH 8.  To mark World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day 2018, The George Institute for Global Health in collaboration with Arogya World held a panel discussion on Wednesday (March 7) to highlight the impact of kidney disease on women’s health and call for renewed… Read More

Kidney Disease in Women: A Call to Action

March 7th, 2018

In anticipation of both World Kidney Day and International Women’s Day tomorrow, Arogya World participated in a the Kidneys and Women’s Health Round Table hosted by The George Institute for Global Health in New Delhi in collaboration with Taskforce on Women & NCDs and the International Society of Nephrology. Chronic kidney disease affects about 195 million women worldwide and is currently… Read More

Cigna helps bring MyThali to India’s workplaces

February 12th, 2018

Global health service leader, Cigna, has been a strong partner and sponsor for Arogya World since 2014. Our collaboration is rooted in a mission that is closely aligned – we work together to create a healthier, more secure world. Cigna recently introduced a new employee benefit program, the Community Ambassador Fellowship, which allows selected employees… Read More

Thank you for an amazing year in health!

December 19th, 2017

Thank you for another incredible year creating and implementing innovative health prevention programs where people live, learn, and work. We’ve created a report highlighting this year’s accomplishments, showing that we are now focused on scaling up. Wishing you a happy, healthy 2018! We thank you for helping us to advance our mission to prevent chronic disease,… Read More

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