Archives: Press Releases / Announcements

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

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

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

Arogya World and Nokia India engage One Million people for mDiabetes through Nokia Life service

March 20th, 2013

Bangalore, 20 March 2013. Arogya World and Nokia India today reported that they have enrolled one million people into mDiabetes, the groundbreaking diabetes prevention mHealth initiative in India. As part of mDiabetes, an ongoing Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Commitment and one of the first and largest programs of its kind in the world, alerts have been sent in 12 regional languages, informing Nokia mobile phone users in India about diabetes and its prevention with lifestyle changes.

Arogya World Launches Healthy Workplace Program in India

November 6th, 2012

In a pioneering public health effort, Arogya World, a US-based non-profit organization with a domestic presence in Bangalore, today unveiled new Healthy Workplace Criteria as the first step of its Healthy Workplace program. Jointly developed by Arogya World and the Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), after intense deliberations and prior multi-stakeholder consultations with the IT sector, allied organizations and medical experts at a Bangalore workshop organized by Arogya World in February 2012 – these criteria will promote workplace wellness, help reduce the burden of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs), and offer companies a competitive edge via increased talent retention and higher productivity.

Arogya World Launches New Diabetes Prevention mHealth Program in India with Nokia Life Tools

September 20th, 2011

Arogya World announced today a major diabetes prevention mobile health (mHealth) commitment in India, during the 2011 Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) Annual Meeting. This initiative, being implemented in association with Nokia, aims to reach one million consumers in rural and urban India over two years, and will raise awareness about diabetes and its prevention through text messages in multiple languages.

Women for a Healthy Future: New Global Movement Demands Action Against NCDs

September 19th, 2011

September 19, 2011, New York. Today, as world leaders gather at the United Nations for a historic health-focused summit to plan the world’s response to the growing burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), thousands from around the world are demanding action. These women — and some men — from more than 95 countries are signatories on… Read More

Press Release: Arogya World Announces Framework for Healthy Schools and Healthy Workplace ‘Seal of Approval’ in India

November 11th, 2010

11 Nov 10, New Delhi: Arogya World launched the framework for its Healthy Schools* and Healthy Workplace** ‘Seal of Approval’ in New Delhi this morning, to mark World Diabetes Day, 14 November 2010.  The programme, which has been developed in partnership with HRIDAY-SHAN, the Centre for Chronic Disease Control (CCDC), and the Public Health Foundation… Read More