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Rural MyThali Event Big Success

April 1st, 2020

On March 5, in partnership with PATH, Arogya World held a major multi-stakeholder consultation in Delhi to adapt MyThali for rural adolescent girls. India’s top nutritional experts including Dr Ajay Khera from the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, Dr Sheila Vir, and several others from NCEARD, UNICEF, World Bank, participated actively in discussions about… Read More

COVID-19 Health Resources

April 1st, 2020

Here are a few resources about COVID-19, including for specific health conditions: 1. Covid-19 and Diabetes, Diabetes Voice A short video from eminent diabetes expert Dr V Mohan from Chennai An article from Dr Mohan in The Hindu  2. Covid-19 and TB, The Union 3. Covid-19 and Cancer, UICC 4. Covid-19 and Heart Disease, World Heart Federation 5…. Read More

Nalini writes on lessons learned in Leader to Leader article

March 25th, 2020

An article by Arogya World’s Nalini in Leader to Leader‘s spring edition, “Aiming High in Global Health Challenges: Perspectives from a Nonprofit Leader,” focuses on public health. An excerpt: In the world of public health, I believe evidence gathering must be relevant to the real world. Evidence from very carefully planned and executed randomized control… Read More

Read Arogya World’s 2019 Annual Report

February 26th, 2020

As Arogya World approaches its 10-year anniversary in 2020, we build upon the great achievements of the past year to propel us to reach our new goals: educate 10 million people in diabetes prevention in India and eliminate the threat of diabetes for 1 million people. Read our 2019 Annual Report to learn about the… Read More

India Philanthropy Alliance Youth Essay Conference

February 15th, 2020

  The India Philanthropy Alliance, which Arogya World is a founding member of, is sponsoring a youth essay competition focused on the importance of philanthropy in general, as well as donating to benefit India. The hope is that this will generate many promising new ideas from young people. The contest is open to middle and… Read More

mDiabetes Launches in Five New Indian States

February 5th, 2020

We have partnered with Ambuja Cement Foundation to launch our mDiabetes program into remote Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal, Punjab and Himachal Pradesh. Our aim is to educate 2,00,000 people about diabetes in the next three years. mDiabetes, our successful SMS program, was designed as a population-level nationwide public health intervention to test if text messages… Read More

Arogya World’s Healthy Schools Program rolls out in 2,500 Banda district schools

February 1st, 2020

Dr. Smriti Pahwa engineered a great win for Arogya World by getting our Healthy Schools program into all 2500 government schools in Banda district in Uttar Pradesh. This means 100,000 middle school children per year will be educated with our program, greatly increasing Arogya’s reach and impact. Training was conducted by Nandini Ganesh.

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