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Newsletter - April 2022

Vol. 1 Issue 2
Welcome to SAPHA's monthly newsletter!
We're excited to bring you regular content that aligns with our mission of promoting the health and well-being of South Asian communities in the United States through advocacy, collaboration, and communication. Keep reading for new research, recommendations, and more.
This month we're shining a spotlight on Dalit History Month, a month-long annual observance that commemorates and celebrates the neglected histories, lives and works of caste-oppressed people. Caste is among the many factors that contribute to the health and well-being of South Asians in the US. Scroll down for book, movie, and podcast recommendations on Caste!
This year we're celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Brown Paper, groundbreaking compendium and review of health research and literature on South Asians in the US:
A new study at the University of Oregon is seeking South Asian participants to share input on travel bans and Covid-19 in North America:
A report from the Urban Institute and Sapna NYC showed that economic and financial insecurity, among other factors, impact the mental health of Bangladeshi women in New York:
A study in the Asian American Journal of Psychology this month found that factors such as cultural identity, workplace diversity, and mental health status all contributed to the work engagement of Indian American women:
Language barriers contributed to South Asian patients not attending follow up appointments in Queens, New York, in a new study published in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health:
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