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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|

A Glimpse of Community Health: South Asian Family Health Day

Sapna NYC and local South Asian medical students, healthcare providers, and community organizations came together to hold a day of workshops for recently immigrated Bangladeshi families at Castle Hill Middle School on May 13th. Thank you to the community groups, healthcare providers, students, and school administration and staff for making this event possible.    Arms shot up in the [...]

2017-06-29T15:18:47-04:00June 28th, 2017|Stories|

A Health Worker Speaks

This speech was presented at a community event back in 2010. A Sapna NYC health worker spoke from her heart about our participatory research project, Bondhu, that led to the development of the ASHA Depression Treatment program. The original Bondhu Team is shown above. [...]

2016-07-21T02:33:42-04:00July 1st, 2016|Stories|