Dr. Monika Arora


About Dr. Monika Arora

Dr Monika Arora is a public health scientist working in the area of preventing and managing NCDs through health promotion and health advocacy. She is Executive Director of HRIDAY (Health Related Information Dissemination amongst Youth) an NGO working on NCD prevention and control and hosts the secretariat for Healthy India Alliance (India NCD Alliance). She is also Additional Professor at Public Health Foundation of India. She has special interest in NCD policy research, Health Impact Assessment (HIA) and program evaluations.


Dr. Arora has been honoured with the Best Practices Award in Global Health in 2011 by the prestigious Global Health Council, for demonstrating best practice example in the area of preventing NCDs among youth in community settings. She has also been awarded with WHO Director General’s World No Tobacco Day Award in 2012 and Dr. Prem Menon outstanding service award in January 2018 by WorldIndia Diabetes Foundation (WIDF) in recognition of her contributions to the education and prevention of diabetes among children in India



Executive Director of HRIDAY


20 years of experience