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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

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

Arogya World Reaches One Million in India, Fulfills mDiabetes CGI Commitment

September 23rd, 2013

  For immediate release                                                             Media Contact: Thea Joselow thea@arogyaworld.org/(301)332-1332  Arogya World Reaches One Million in India, Fulfills mDiabetes Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Nationwide Diabetes Prevention mHealth Program Shows Encouraging Effectiveness Results New York, 24 September 2013: Arogya World today announced that it has completed mDiabetes, a Commitment to Action… Read More

Arogya World Aims to Recognize 100 “Healthy Workplaces” in India

September 23rd, 2013

  For immediate release                                                             Media Contact: Thea Joselow thea@arogyaworld.org/(301)332-1332  Arogya World Aims to Recognize 100 “Healthy Workplaces” in India Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Promises to Help One Million Lead Healthy Lives    New York, 24 September 2013: Arogya World announced today a new Commitment to Action at the 2013… Read More

mDiabetes Wins mBillionth Award

August 8th, 2013

We are thrilled to inform you that mDiabetes – our one-million-person diabetes prevention text messaging program being implemented with Nokia in India – has won the prestigious 2013 mBillionth Award for South Asia from the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF). We congratulate our partner Nokia and the India team, who made the presentation at DEF and… Read More

Arogya World’s Lifestyle Coaches Prepare to Launch Diabetes Prevention Courses

August 6th, 2013

By Humsini Aarakali Four people from Arogya World – India-based Healthy Workplace consultants Bala Aryan and Dr. Geeta Bharadwaj, a US board member Dr. Seema Bhatia, and US volunteer Humsini Arakali, recently completed the National Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach training course in Atlanta. The training was conducted by the Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center… Read More