Dr. Nalini I am so thrilled to see that you are leading woman power in social sphere working for massive awareness on life style diseases and creating a great impact in the Indian corporate to be the champion voice of healthy work practices. Please enlighten us the inspiration, purpose and concept behind Arogya World.
NS I founded Arogya World on 8 March 2010 – International Women’s Day – with an all-woman board. I was working at a leading pharmaceutical company in the US and while I was interacting with smart scientists and doing decent day-to-day work, I wasn’t satisfied. I didn’t know if what I was doing was making a real difference in the world.
I started Arogya World to make a meaningful contribution to global health, working with like-minded people and like-minded organisations. That is still what guides us today.
We chose to work in diabetes and its prevention in India as diabetes and other NCDs are among the biggest health & development challenges of the century. There are now a...