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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

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

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