Organized by Arogya World in partnership with HRIDAY, and with support from Salesworth India Pvt. Ltd., three hundred school children participated in a week-long city-wide poster-making competition in selected schools throughout New Delhi on the dual occasion of Children’s Day and World Diabetes Day (WDD) on November 14th, 2011.
23 ½ Hours: The Single Best Thing You Can Do For Your Health
A compelling new video – going viral on the Internet as we speak – asks the question, what’s the single best thing you can do for your health? The answer, according to narrator Dr. Mike Evans, is to limit your sitting and sleeping in other words your periods of inactivity to 23 ½ hours a day.
School children draw out tips on diabetes prevention and control
New Delhi – Three hundred school children will participate in a week-long city-wide poster-making competition in selected schools throughout the city beginning today, organized by HRIDAY and Arogya World… Read More
The World at 7 Billion – NCDs and Their Impact
Women As A Powerful Solution to the NCDs Crisis As the seven billionth person came into this world on October 31, 2011, we at Arogya World can’t help but reflect… Read More
The Blue Circle – A Powerful Symbol for World Diabetes Day
During the last month, you have probably seen more than one pink ribbon. Every October, breast cancer awareness month, we see the pink ribbon displayed on everything from shirts to… Read More
Arogya World’s Healthy Schools Program Progresses: Diabetes education begins in 6 Indian schools
Getting people to increase physical activity and improve their diet is the most difficult task in diabetes prevention. We believe we must reach and educate children on diabetes and… Read More
Thought for Food: A Student’s Perspective on Why Food is More Than What We Eat
Elizabeth Nussbaumer writes for Arogya World on the theme of “food” for Blog Action Day 2011 (#BAD11): I never thought I would be a masters student aspiring to study food, food security, agriculture, and its intersections with health and international development. I’ve always loved to cook, and would call myself a “foodie.” At one point I even considered culinary school, but I want to go beyond all of that. To me food is an incredible nexus of food security (including a population’s access to food and the price of food), agriculture and nutrition, and I find remarkable how this all affects economic stability, the environment, health, and life.
Working to Achieve Behavior Change: The Holy Grail of NCD Prevention
This post was first published on Health Unbound. At one and a half years old, Arogya World is all grown up. This September we took one giant step forward in… Read More
Post UN Summit – News Round Up
What a wonderful couple of weeks it has been since the UN summit. Lots of momentum and dialogue on NCDs. 1. First, we were most impressed with the leadership and… Read More
How India is Setting an Example with Nationwide Diabetes Screening
One of the challenges of diabetes – and there are many – is that when a person has the disease, it is not obvious to them. It is not uncommon… Read More