Powering the Movement Podcast - Episode 2: Priya Prakash

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Episode 2: Priya Prakash

Preventing Disease in India, One School Kid at a Time

Priya Prakash, 28, struggled with her own health issues as a young person. This inspired her to start HealthSetGo, an organization bringing quality health care, checkups, and hygiene tips to India’s children where they are — in their schools. In a country with extremely high rates of cancer, diabetes, and obesity, HealthSetGo is the first opportunity many kids have to see a doctor, making it key to diagnosing and preventing diseases across India.

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Where you live shouldn’t determine whether you live — yet around the world, almost 20 million babies and children miss out on the basic vaccinations they need every single year. Horrific diseases like measles, polio, and pneumococcal disease can threaten the life of a child, even though we know how to prevent them. Add your name to call on world leaders to invest in vaccines, and ensure no child dies because of where they are born.

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