A gynaecologist by profession, Deepa worked at a non-profit health centre serving lower income
women. The focus of the centre was more on reproductive and child health. She emphasised on the
importance of the maintenance of good health during the stage of pregnancy.
According to her opinion, nothing much was done for non-communicable diseases live diabetes and
cancer. So she teamed up her colleague Anuradha to build health box, organisation empowering
health workers with technology to tackle and prevent these diseases.