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Sapna NYC Collaborates with DOHMH to Raise Awareness on Lead Poisoning in NYC

Sapna NYC is collaborating with the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) to raise awareness about lead exposure and prevention in NYC’S South Asian community. New York City’s South Asian children and adults are especially at risk for lead poisoning. A 2016 study found South Asian children in the city were six times more likely to have high [...]

2019-06-18T14:12:19-04:00June 18th, 2019|Research, Stories|

Home-Based Intervention Aims to Curb Childhood Tooth Decay and Obesity in the Bronx

Alison Karasz, Ph.D. Community Health Workers Will Collaborate with South Asian Moms to Prevent Prevalent Childhood Diseases July 11, 2016—(BRONX, NY)—More than one-third of Bronx residents are born outside of the United States. Often separated from family, challenged by language barriers, unfamiliar with health resources, and burdened by poverty, they are at high [...]

2018-02-27T21:50:56-04:00July 11th, 2016|News, Research|