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SAPHA’s Statement on COVID-19

Our Mission

Established in 1999, SAPHA is the premier organization dedicated to addressing public health issues impacting South Asians in the United States. Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of South Asian communities by …

Our Committees

SAPHA has four working committees that focus on different areas to help SAPHA work toward its mission. Committees meet via conference call once a month to discuss ongoing projects and progress.

Join a SAPHA Committee by …

Get Connected

SAPHA connects people, ideas, and resources to bring about innovative and positive change in the South Asian community. We support the notion that a population-based approach – centered on principles of prevention, equity and leadership – is the optimal means to enhance people’s well-being:

“What we as a society do collectively to assure the conditions in which people can be healthy.”
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News & Announcements

Organizations and Resources Promoting South Asian Mental Health


Bengali Mental Health Movement

Provides culturally-specific and linguistically-accessible resources to bridge the gap between the Bengali community and mental health services. …
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Highlighting South Asian Mental Health for Mental Health Awareness Month

COVID-19 has impacted our lives in an unprecedented manner. Ranging from unexpected pathology to nation-wide quarantine measures, this pandemic has radically shifted our …
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The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans Celebrates New Member, The South Asian Public Health Association

Originally posted on The National Council of Asian Pacific Americans (NCAPA).
Washington, D.C.— Following …
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