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

First Annual Fundraiser in Chicago: A Great Success

November 1st, 2013

By Shashi Ohri, Event Chair Arogya World held a successful fundraiser event in Chicago on October 11 at the fun and interesting Golden Triangle, an Asian artifacts and antiques shop. One hundred and twenty five people, many of them Indian Americans, enjoyed sipping champagne and mango martinis on the veranda, while browsing through the many artifacts…. Read More

NCDs: Both a Cause and Effect of Economic Disparity

October 21st, 2013

By David Mendelsohn  “It doesn’t seem like that much of a problem if you can’t catch it.” This was a recent response to the mention of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), and speaks to the largely misunderstood nature of NCDs and its accompanying worldwide burden. This line was uttered by none other than famous political satirist and… Read More

One to One in the Presence of Many

October 11th, 2013

Making Authoritative Health Information Accessible By Rohini Bhatia “Where is the best place for dessert in Ocean City?” My brother looked around quizzically for a reply, and when we responded in shrugs and blank stares, we all pulled out our cell phones – texting and Google-searching for the right answer. Tools such as cell phones… Read More

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