Nalini R Saligram

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Nalini R Saligram is a global health advocate with a background in hard science and global communications. An Ashoka Fellow, she founded Arogya World in 2010 to collaborate with others in the fight against non-communicable diseases (NCDs). In 2022, the organisation won the UN Inter-Agency Task Force and the WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award. Nalini is a PhD in biochemistry and often writes about the state of healthcare in India.

Areas of expertise

Global health, NCD prevention, project design, delivery and scale

Articles by Nalini R Saligram

A gathering of women at an Anganwadi centre on the benefits of eating nutrtious foods with a display of various pulses, grains, and fruits_non-communicable diseases

জুন 22, 2023
Prioritising prevention of non-communicable diseases
In order to effectively curb the escalating burden of non-communicable diseases in a country as vast as India, a shift towards preventative interventions is crucial.
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