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Gendered health policies and a women's movement: the Gypsy case
Author(s): Acton T, Caffrey S, Dunn S, Vinson P
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Health concepts depend on socially constructed hygiene practices. Many accounts of “traditional” Gypsy hygiene make gender differentiation primary, implying that traditional health practices reinforce patriarchy and emphasizing the special needs of Gypsy women.

Keywords: gender , health , hygiene , Travellers
Health Behavior Survey and Health Promotion Clubs for Elderly Roma People and Screening for Oral Cancer - Model Program
Author(s): Csepe P, Forrai J, Lokkos A, Solymosi B J
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The aim of this study was to determine risk factors in the elderly Roma population. The project also aimed to improve risky behavior with information and orientation moreover promote the needs for services. We also intended to establish health promotion clubs with the help of local Roma leaders, social workers and public health officers. We used the data and experinces in a project aimed at screening for oral cancer.

Health behaviors, nutritional status, and anthropometric parameters of Roma and non-Roma mothers and their infants in the Czech Republic.
Author(s): Rambousková J, Dlouhý P, Krízová E, Procházka B, Hrncírová D, Andel M
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Objective: To compare maternal health behaviors, maternal nutritional status, and infant size at birth of Romas and non-Romas in the Czech Republic.

Health impact assessment and evaluation of a Roma housing project in Hungary.
Author(s): Molnár A, Ádány R, Ádám B, Gulis G, Kósa K
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An outstanding feature of marginalized Roma communities is their severely substandard living conditions, which contribute to their worse health status compared to the majority. However, health consequences of international and local-level housing initiatives in most cases fail to be assessed prospectively or evaluated after implementation.

Health inequalities of the Roma in Europe: a literature review.
Author(s): Parekh N, Rose T
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The Roma are the most populous marginalised community in Europe and have some of the greatest health needs. There is a higher prevalence of communicable and non-communicable diseases within the community and significantly shorter life expectancies than national averages.

Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak Republics
Author(s): Koupilová I, Epstein H, Holčı́k J, Hajioff S, McKee M
Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
Author(s): Koupilová I, Epstein H, Holčík J, Hajioff S, McKee M
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In the growing literature on the human rights of Roma people in Central Europe, their relatively poor health status is often mentioned. However, little concrete information exists about the contemporary health status of the Roma in this region. We sought information on the health of the Roma in two of countries with significant Roma minorities, the Czech and Slovak Republics, by means of systematic searches for literature on the health of Roma people published in Czech or Slovak or by authors from the two countries.

Health of gypsy children: medical perinatal care until 6-year-old in Lille
Author(s): Pelzer Moukagni M, Charkaluk ML, Kalach N, Huc A, Do V, Testard MA, Kremp O
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This study investigated the health of gypsy children, aged 0-6 years. We focused on pregnancy, birth, medical care, growth, and vaccinations

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