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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

Thought Leaders Celebrate Arogya World’s Approach to Prevention

May 27th, 2014

Arogya World held its annual event on May 17th at The Golden Triangle, an art and antique shop in Chicago. The sold-out crowd heard remarks from U.S. Senator Dick Durbin and Cook County President Toni Preckwinkle, and celebrated the organization’s remarkable recent progress. Also present were U.S. Congressman Dan Lipinski and Indian Consul General Dr…. Read More

Arogya World Joins UN’s “Every Woman, Every Child”

April 15th, 2014

Arogya World is pleased to be part of the Every Woman Every Child community, and commits to educating 10,000 middle school children (6-8 grades; 11-13 years old), over the next five years, in India, on diabetes (type 2) and it’s prevention with lifestyle changes. We will use our proven two-year Diabetes Awareness and Prevention program, with 10 age-appropriate… Read More

Arogya World’s Chicago Community Celebrates Healthy Living

April 14th, 2014

On March 30, a large group wellness enthusiasts gathered in Arogya World Founder & CEO Nalini Saligram’s home in Chicago to learn more about Arogya’s accomplishments in the past year and to meet Dr. Robert Kushner, who runs the Center for Lifestyle Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Kushner believes in the power of lifestyle… Read More

10,000 Women’s Perspectives on NCDs

March 6th, 2014

A New Global Survey from Arogya World Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Explores Impact of NCDs on Women NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Arogya World, with partner organizations from multiple sectors, announced today, in advance of International Women’s Day, the start of a global quantitative survey to gather the perspectives of 10,000 women in 10… Read More

“The Rule of Halves” and Other Notes from the World Diabetes Congress

December 13th, 2013

Arogya World participated in the International Diabetes Federation’s World Diabetes Congress held in Melbourne December 2-6, 2013, and saw first-hand the energy and excitement around diabetes today. There, 10,000 delegates from around the world gathered to discuss research and share ideas. It was wonderful to watch the process of scientific discovery unfold, and see the impressive… Read More

Shining a Light on NCDs: Reflections on 2013

December 13th, 2013

2013 has been a good year for the NCD community and NCDs have definitely occupied a greater footprint on the world stage.  A historic omnibus resolution was passed at the World Health Assembly in May, where representatives accepted a number of ambitious targets and goals to reduce the burden of NCDs and also agreed to implementing… Read More

Arogya World Recognizes the First of India’s Healthy Workplaces

November 12th, 2013

Press Release   Bangalore, November 12, 2013: Nine companies based in India have received recognition for their workplace wellness initiatives with new Healthy Workplace awards from Arogya World, a global health non-profit organization with a domestic presence in Bangalore. Winners were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze awards at a gala presentation ceremony held in Bangalore… Read More

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