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10,000 Women’s Perspectives on NCDs

March 6th, 2014

A New Global Survey from Arogya World Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Explores Impact of NCDs on Women NEW YORK, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Arogya World, with partner organizations from multiple sectors, announced today, in advance of International Women’s Day, the start of a global quantitative survey to gather the perspectives of 10,000 women in 10… Read More

“The Rule of Halves” and Other Notes from the World Diabetes Congress

December 13th, 2013

Arogya World participated in the International Diabetes Federation’s World Diabetes Congress held in Melbourne December 2-6, 2013, and saw first-hand the energy and excitement around diabetes today. There, 10,000 delegates from around the world gathered to discuss research and share ideas. It was wonderful to watch the process of scientific discovery unfold, and see the impressive… Read More

Arogya World Recognizes the First of India’s Healthy Workplaces

November 12th, 2013

Press Release   Bangalore, November 12, 2013: Nine companies based in India have received recognition for their workplace wellness initiatives with new Healthy Workplace awards from Arogya World, a global health non-profit organization with a domestic presence in Bangalore. Winners were awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze awards at a gala presentation ceremony held in Bangalore… Read More

Arogya World Reaches One Million in India, Fulfills mDiabetes CGI Commitment

September 23rd, 2013

  For immediate release                                                             Media Contact: Thea Joselow  Arogya World Reaches One Million in India, Fulfills mDiabetes Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Nationwide Diabetes Prevention mHealth Program Shows Encouraging Effectiveness Results New York, 24 September 2013: Arogya World today announced that it has completed mDiabetes, a Commitment to Action… Read More

Arogya World Aims to Recognize 100 “Healthy Workplaces” in India

September 23rd, 2013

  For immediate release                                                             Media Contact: Thea Joselow  Arogya World Aims to Recognize 100 “Healthy Workplaces” in India Clinton Global Initiative Commitment to Action Promises to Help One Million Lead Healthy Lives    New York, 24 September 2013: Arogya World announced today a new Commitment to Action at the 2013… Read More

mDiabetes Wins mBillionth Award

August 8th, 2013

We are thrilled to inform you that mDiabetes – our one-million-person diabetes prevention text messaging program being implemented with Nokia in India – has won the prestigious 2013 mBillionth Award for South Asia from the Digital Empowerment Foundation (DEF). We congratulate our partner Nokia and the India team, who made the presentation at DEF and… Read More

Arogya World’s Lifestyle Coaches Prepare to Launch Diabetes Prevention Courses

August 6th, 2013

By Humsini Aarakali Four people from Arogya World – India-based Healthy Workplace consultants Bala Aryan and Dr. Geeta Bharadwaj, a US board member Dr. Seema Bhatia, and US volunteer Humsini Arakali, recently completed the National Diabetes Prevention Lifestyle Coach training course in Atlanta. The training was conducted by the Diabetes Training and Technical Assistance Center… Read More

We’re Finalists in the Mobile for Good Awards India

June 12th, 2013

By Kelli Meyer We are thrilled to announce that Arogya World’s mDiabetes project has been selected as a finalist in the Vodafone Mobile for Good Awards 2013 in India. Through a partnership between Vodafone Foundation and the Digital Empowerment Foundation, these Awards, for the third year in a row, aim to recognize the best mobile… Read More

May 2013-A Key Month for NCDs

June 11th, 2013

By Nalini Saligram The last few weeks have marked a period of great advances in global health. First there was the historic 66th World Health Assembly, where the famous Omnibus Resolution on NCDs, non-communicable diseases, was passed on the 27th of May, with 41 countries from all regions of the world co-sponsoring it. Then a… Read More

Living a Healthy Life inside the Beltway

May 15th, 2013

This post was written by Kyu-Ri Lee, Arogya World intern. It’s been a pleasure to work with Kyu-Ri, and we congratulate her on her recent graduation from Cornell University. We wish her all the best in her future endeavors. See Arogya World Advocacy and Communications Internships  for internship details and application information. As my semester… Read More