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Welcome to Arogya World

Arogya World is a global health non-profit organization working mainly in India to prevent NCDs, non-communicable diseases, through health education and lifestyle change. We engage with health leaders as well as individuals to help people around the world lead healthier lives. Our mission is reflected in our very name – Arogya in Sanskrit means to live a life without disease.

NCDs, which include diabetes, heart disease, cancer and chronic lung diseases, are among the biggest health and development challenges of the century. Today, 7 out of 10 deaths are due to NCDs and 80% of the deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries.

According to the WHO, eating a healthy diet, increasing physical activity and avoiding tobacco use can prevent:

  • 80% of premature heart disease
  • 80% of type 2 diabetes cases, and
  • 40% of cancers

Prevention is at the core of our work. India is a major area of focus for our work.

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Working with Danone as Knowledge Partner

Tue 13, Aug 2019

At least 6 out of 10 India’s working population have poor muscle health and low protein scores. To help positively change attitudes and practices around protein-rich diets and an active lifestyle, Arogya World India Trust partnered with Danone India and InBody for its annual The Protein Week 2019, July 24–30. Healthy muscles play an important… Read More

Save the Date! Celebrating our 10th Anniversary at Annual Chicago Gala on May 16, 2020

Mon 12, Aug 2019

Arogya World turns 10 next year, and we will celebrate in style at our next annual Chicago Gala on May 16, 2020. Our annual gala celebrates and raises funds for Arogya World’s groundbreaking programs, which help prevent diabetes and NCDs in India’s school children, working professionals, villagers, seniors, women, and more. Additional details will be… Read More

Working with Stanford’s CARE on School Health Data

Sat 10, Aug 2019

  Arogya World is proud of its new partnership with Stanford Medicine’s Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE). We will initially collaborate on data analysis and publications from our Healthy Schools programs. We will provide the data we collect as part of our ongoing measurements and evaluations work to the team at Stanford, who will… Read More