Dr. Monika Arora
Director, Health Promotion Division & Additional Professor
Dr Monika Arora is a public health scientist working in the area of preventing and managing Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs) through health promotion and health advocacy. She is the Director of the Health Promotion Division and Additional Professor at Public Health Foundation of India. She is also Executive Director of HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination amongst Youth) an NGO working on promoting youth health. Dr. Arora has been a member on various government and international expert committees on NCD related issues. She is also a member of WHO Civil Society Working Group on the third High-level Meeting of the UN General Assembly on NCDs.
Dr. Arora has been honoured with the Best Practices Award in Global Health in 2011 by the prestigious Global Health Council. She has also been awarded with WHO Director General’s World No Tobacco Day Award and Dr. Prem Menon outstanding service award by World-India Diabetes Foundation in recognition of her contributions to the education and prevention of diabetes among children in India.