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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

The Buzz Around U.N. Week

October 1st, 2014

by Nalini Saligram, Founder and CEO of Arogya World What an incredible experience last week was, as world leaders gathered in New York for the United Nations General Assembly, as they do every September. Climate Change was of course at the top of the agenda—spearheaded by the People’s Climate March on Sunday (September 21), with 300,000… Read More

Arogya World Named Finalist for Drucker Nonprofit Innovation Award

September 10th, 2014

We are honored to be one of 10 finalists for the 2014 Peter F. Drucker Award for Nonprofit Innovation. The award is given by the Drucker Institute, which is closely aligned with the Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate School of Management at Claremont Graduate University in Claremont, CA. Arogya World was chosen for its mDiabetes program,… Read More

Putting Women and NCDs on the Agenda at the United Nations

July 22nd, 2014

A report on our July 11, 2014 event hosted by Arogya World to present preliminary findings of our global survey of 10,000 women Meet Amelia. She lives in Chuburna, Mexico, and suffers from both hypertension and diabetes. Complicating this struggle is the fact that she is the caretaker of her aging parents—a mother who is… Read More

Making the Voices of 10,000 Women Matter for Preventing Disease

July 9th, 2014

by Nalini Saligram This post was originally published on The Huffington Post on July 9, 2014. I am the mother of two beautiful young women, and what I want more than anything else is to help them, to the best of my ability, put their best foot forward in life. My wish for them —… Read More

Arogya World Completes Survey of 10,000 Women

June 19th, 2014

Gearing Up to Mark UN Review on NCDs In just a few weeks, the much-anticipated three-year review on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) is taking place at the United Nations in New York. As the world takes stock of the progress made since the historic UN Political Declaration  on NCDs was issued in 2011, we at Arogya… Read More

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