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Thirsting for justice - Europe's Roma denied access to clean water and sanitation
Author(s): European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC)

The European Roma Rights Centre (ERRC) released its report highlighting the shocking disparities between Roma and non-Roma in their access to water. The report summarizes research carried out by the ERRC between 2014 and 2016, covering 93 Romani neighbourhoods and settlements in Albania, France, Hungary, the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Republic of Moldova, Montenegro, and Slovakia.

To what extent does socioeconomic status explain differences in health between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia?
Author(s): Kolarcik P, Orosova O, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP, A Madarasova-Geckova

The Roma make up one of the largest ethnic groups in Europe. The few studies that are available report health among the Roma as considerably worse than that of the majority population, and virtually nothing is known about the health status of Roma adolescents. The purpose of this study was to compare the self-reported health outcomes of Roma adolescents living in Roma settlements with adolescents from the majority population and to assess the impact of socioeconomic status on the results obtained.

Unequal access: Roma and the health sector
Author(s): Dotcho Mihailov

Various studies have shown that Roma suffer from poorer health than the general populations in the Central and Southeast European countries in which they are most numerous.

This brief analyzes health data from the 2011 UNDP/World Bank/EC regional Roma survey, which compared the living standards of Roma and non-Roma communities living in close proximity in 12 Central and East European countries. >> More on our Roma work

Unique frequencies of HFE gene variants in Roma/Gypsies.
Author(s): Gabriková D, Bernasovská J, Mačeková S, Bôžiková A, Bernasovský I, Bališinová A, Sovičová A, Behulová R, Petrejčíková E

The aim of this study was to assess the frequencies of three hemochromatosis gene (HFE) mutations in ethnic Roma/Gypsies in Slovakia. A cohort of 367 individuals representing general population and not preselected for health status was genotyped by TaqMan real-time PCR assay for C282Y, H63D and S65C mutations in HFE gene

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