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A Comparative Health Survey of the Inhabitants of Roma Settlements in Hungary
Author(s): Zsigmond Kósa, MD, PhD, György Széles, MD, PhD, László Kardos, MD, PhD, Karolina Kósa, MD, PhD, Renáta Németh, MSc, Sándor Országh, MSc, Gabriella Fésüs, MSc, Martin McKee, MD, Róza Ádány, MD, PhD, and Zoltán Vokó, MD, PhD
Abstract:

Objectives. We compared the health of people living in Roma settlements with that of the general population in Hungary.

 
A fogyatékossághoz vezetõ út
Author(s): Kende Anna, Neményi Mária
Abstract:

A 2003-as év elsõ felében, az iskolaérettségi vizsgálatok idõszakában kutatást végeztünk beiskolázás elõtt álló, nevelési tanácsadókban és szakértõi bizottságokban vizsgált gyermekek oktatási esélyeivel kapcsolatban. Célunk az volt, hogy megismerjük az összefüggéseket a megvizsgált gyermekekre vonatkozó tényszerû adatok, az iskolaérettségi vizsgálat során nyert teszteredmények, az alulteljesítõ gyermekek elmaradásainak okaival kapcsolatos szakértõi vélekedések és a gyermekek beiskolázására vonatkozó döntések között.

A literature review of the health of Gypsy/Traveller families in Scotland: the challenges for health promotion
Author(s): Smart H, Titterton M, Clark C
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In this paper, findings from a detailed literature review (which was commissioned in March 2002 by Queen Margaret University College, UK) on Gypsy/Travellers’ health are presented as well as suggestions on where “gaps” exist in related empirical research.

A question of identity: the social exclusion of housed Gypsies and Travellers
Author(s): Greenfields M, Smith D
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This article draws upon a series of survey-based and qualitative studies in the UK to examine the experiences of Gypsies and Travellers resident in ‘bricks and mortar’ accommodation. 

Access to health care for Roma children in Central and Eastern Europe: findings from a qualitative study in Bulgaria
Author(s): Boika Rechel, Clare M Blackburn, Nick J Spencer, Bernd Rechel
Abstract:

Background

Despite the attention the situation of the Roma in Central and Eastern Europe has received in the context of European Union enlargement, research on their access to health services is very limited, in particular with regard to child health services.

Access to health services for Roma: legal, institutional and policy challenges in Macedonia
Author(s): Milevska-Kostova N
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Access to health care is a right guaranteed to every citizen by Macedonian constitution, respective national healthcare legislation and ratified international documents. The constitutional and legal stipulations provide for geographic and physical access (through a network of healthcare institutions on primary, secondary and tertiary level) and financial access, guaranteed through the universal health insurance coverage of the basic benefits package, based on the principles of equity and solidarity.

 

Addressing Inequalities in Health: Increasing Access to Health Services for the Roma Minority by Capacitating Roma Medical Professionals
Author(s): Romanita I
Abstract:

The Roma minority is one of the most excluded ethnic groups in Europe, in spite of commitments assumed under the Decade of Roma Inclusion. The pervasive marginalization of Roma population is also mirrored by health inequality which can be evidenced by socio-medical indicators such as prevalence of major causes of death, prevalence of infant mortality, low birth weight and prematurity in Roma children or life expectancy.

Age trends in prevalence of cardiovascular risk factors in Roma minority population of Croatia.
Author(s): Zeljko HM, Skarić-Jurić T, Narančić NS, Barešić A, Tomas Z, Petranović MZ, Miličić J, Salihović MP, Janićijević B.
Abstract:

The Roma (Gypsy) are the largest European minority population characterized by poverty, social exclusion as well as by numerous life-style and cultural specificities, which all could have an adverse impact on their cardiovascular health. This study assesses the prevalence of cardiovascular diseases (CVD) risk factors in community-based sample of 430 adult Roma, living in rural area of Croatia, by providing the actual and age-adjusted estimates using the European standard population. 

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