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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

Arogya World Celebrates Life Without Disease at 2017 Chicago Gala!

May 31st, 2017

We did it again! We are grateful to our Chicago friends for another wonderful gala to celebrate effective strategies for fighting chronic disease. With the help of our community, we raised a record $165,000, which will directly help 350,000 people lead healthier lives—in India as well as here in the United States. This year marked… Read More

Creating Healthier Communities in India — and now Chicago

April 7th, 2017

By Nalini Saligram, Founder and CEO of Arogya World Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) — heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and chronic lung disease — are one of the 21st century’s greatest health and development challenges, and have become the leading cause of death in most regions of the world. I founded Arogya World 7 years ago to do something about this…. Read More

Arogya World’s New Tobacco-free Worksite Program

March 31st, 2017

By Usha Chander, Arogya World This year, Arogya World introduced a new Tobacco-free Worksite Challenge award to further strengthen the commitment of employers towards employee health and wellness. Arogya World has recently collaborated with Global Smoke-free Worksite Challenge, a global, multi-sector initiative, that assists employers in making their worksites tobacco-free. The goals of the Challenge… Read More

Reducing the Burden of NCDs and Caregiving on Women

March 27th, 2017

By Gloria Barone Rosanio, Arogya World Board Member It’s often said that a woman’s work is never done. Never has that phrase rung more true than when considering the role of women as caregivers, a topic that was explored March 16 at a side event at the United Nations’ 61st session of the Commission on the Status of… Read More

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