Major Arogya Program Rollouts Mark A Very Productive Close to 2019
Arogya World has brought its mDiabetes program to more than 146,000 Aravind patients.
Nearly 150,000 enrolled
Since Arogya World launched mDiabetes
in Aravind Eye Hospitals with the support of Rural India Supporting Trust (RIST), we have sent mDiabetes messages to 146,046 people at Aravind. It is running smoothly at all 5 main hospitals and 60 vision care centers. New data revealed December 2019 are encouraging:
- More people reported eating fruits everyday (increased from 24% to 35%)
- More people reported eating green vegetables everyday (increased from 78% to 83%)
- More people reported avoiding high fat food (increased from 30% to 40%)
- And more people reported exercising (increased from 38% to 56%)
These data are similar in pattern to the results from our previous 1 million person mDiabetes effort with Nokia.
Dr. Meghana Pasi presents on MyThali at Infosys.
MyThali rolls out to Infosys’s 150,000 Employees
We delivered a presentation on MyThali
at Infosys, which was webcast across all its centers in India. We are rolling out our booklet on healthy eating to the entire organization as well.
Arogya featured in Food Safety and Standards Authority of India’s Eat Right Mela
Dr. Smriti Pahwa promoted Arogya’s programs during the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)’s Eat Right Mela. She moderated a panel discussion on “Transforming Ecosystems: Using a Settings based Approach” on December 29.
Healthy Workplaces at IILM University Conference on Industry 4.0 and Future of Work
Dr. Smriti Pahwa moderated a session on Industry 4.0 and the Future of Work on December 7th, during a two-day conference organized by Integrated Learning in Management University (IILM) University in the Delhi region. She highlighted the importance of Healthy Workplaces in the changing health and industry landscape in India.