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The Cigna Foundation to be Honored by Arogya World

May 1st, 2015

CHICAGO, Ill. – May 1, 2015 – The Cigna Foundation will be honored Saturday by Arogya World, a Chicago-based non-profit that strives to change the course of chronic disease by implementing sustainable programs with measurable impact. The award, given to the Cigna Foundation for its role in advancing global health, will be presented during Arogya… Read More

How do we ensure that the world we get is the world we want?

March 23rd, 2015

The United Nations (UN) held its 59th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) last week in New York—welcoming government and NGO representatives from all regions of the world. CSW59 focused its efforts on gender equality and empowerment of women and marks the 20th anniversary of the historic Beijing meeting. Arogya World was invited… Read More

Celebrating 5 Years!

March 8th, 2015

Thank You for Helping Us Change the Course of Chronic Disease By Nalini Saligram, Founder & CEO, Arogya World Arogya World is 5 years old today, which also happens to be International Women’s Day. It has been very exciting working with colleagues, friends, volunteers, partners, donors, and thought leaders to figure out how to do… Read More

Looking Back: Our 2014 Accomplishments

December 17th, 2014

What a year! Many thanks to all who have helped us achieve so much in 2014 to help prevent non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as heart disease, diabetes, cancer, and chronic respiratory diseases. We spent more time on impact measurement this year. We believe we have helped more than 150,000 people lead healthier lives in India… Read More

2014 Healthy Workplace Award Winners Lead by Example

November 25th, 2014

Eighteen companies were recognized as 2014’s Healthy Workplaces and received trophies and commendations from Arogya World India Trust chairman Mr. B.S. Ramaswamy at an event in Bangalore on Nov 11, 2014. These pioneering companies ranged from small to large businesses, from global multinationals to quintessentially Indian companies, and included public sector organizations for the first… Read More

Cigna Foundation: Making Partnership Meaningful

November 13th, 2014

by Nalini Saligram and Pamela Yih Arogya World Board members Yesterday, the Cigna Foundation announced $260,000 in funding for our mHealth2.0 project in India. This grant was made as part of their World of Difference Grant Program. As a non-profit that spends a lot of time seeking funding, we can say that this grant is making… Read More

18 New Healthy Workplaces and Arogya World Advance Workplace Wellness in India

November 12th, 2014

PRESS RELEASE Nov 11, 2014. Bangalore, India. Eighteen companies from a variety of sectors were named Healthy Workplaces in India this year, the second year of a pioneering public health program being implemented by Arogya World. At a high-profile award ceremony held today in advance of World Diabetes Day, Arogya World announced this year’s Healthy… Read More

Healthy Workplaces: A smart solution to a global health crisis

November 4th, 2014

This post was originally published on November 3, 2014, and appears in full on the Devex website. By Nalini Saligram Non-communicable diseases — heart disease, diabetes, cancer and chronic lung diseases, most notably — have grown to alarming proportions on our watch. These diseases are prematurely killing two out of three people today in all… Read More

Today is World Stroke Day

October 29th, 2014

By Neelum T. Aggarwal MD, Arogya World Board Member World Stroke Day, established in 2006 by the World Stroke Organization, aims at reducing the burden of stroke around the world by raising awareness about stroke risk and providing education regarding the warning signs of a stroke. Every year, 15 million people worldwide suffer a stroke…. Read More

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