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Highlights from our Diabetes Prevention Poster Competition

January 12th, 2012

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

December 20th, 2011

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.

Thought for Food: A Student’s Perspective on Why Food is More Than What We Eat

October 16th, 2011

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.

Post UN Summit – News Round Up

October 11th, 2011

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