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Newsletter - September 2022

Vol. 1 Issue 7


Are you interested in making an impact on the health and well-being of South Asian communities in the US? Apply now to join SAPHA's Board of Directors for the 2023 to 2025 term!

In particular, we are seeking applicants who can support advocacy and communication efforts. While experience in these areas would be valuable, we encourage all candidates with interest to apply. There will also be opportunities to collaborate across committees in other areas relevant to SAPHA’s mission. Serving on the SAPHA Board of Directors is a time-intensive yet rewarding public service endeavor, and we invite you to join our efforts! Please reach out to with any questions.

Apply to join SAPHA's Board of Directors


SAPHA is thrilled to be the beneficiary of the South Asian Bar Association of Dallas's Annual benefit gala. Thank you SABA Dallas for your generosity and support of our mission!

Hear more from SABA Dallas

SAPHA Board members will be discussing their recent scoping review on social determinants of mental health among old South Asian American adults during the 2022 APHA Annual meeting.

Check out our APHA abstract

The World Health Organization has a new series of self-paced online courses on health inequality monitoring, with a focus on data disaggregation and global health initiatives.

View the course series at WHO

A new study using disaggregated data across Asian American subgroups found that Asian Indian men and women have a significantly higher risk of ischemic heart disease compared to non-Hispanic white counterparts, higher than any other Asian subgroup.

Read more at JAMA Internal Medicine


Will you be attending the APHA Annual Meeting and Expo this year in Boston? We'd love to meet you at SAPHA's Chai & Chat event, taking place in person on Sunday, November 6th. Register at the link below to save your place!

Register for Chai & Chat 2022
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