"A Healthy Environment Leads To A Healthy You", Says Bittu Sahgal – March 18, 2011
March 18, 2011: Bittu Sahgal, Editor and Founder of Sanctuary Asia addressed students from St. Xavier’s College on March 18, 2011 in Mumbai. Speaking at the Harvard College in Asia Program Conference (HCAP) on ‘Environment and their Healthcare Systems’ he highlighted the vital role that maintaining a healthy environment plays in creating a better standard of living and a disease-free population.
The conference was attended by 50 students including Harvard delegates. He also highlighted the link between natural disasters such as cyclones, earthquakes and tsunamis and the outbreak of diseases. The talk was interactive with participants discussing India's economic status, technology and the environment link to human health.