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Factors influencing uptake of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) immunization in site-dwelling Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (G&T) communities: a qualitativ
Author(s): P. Newton, D. M. Smith
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Background

Increasing immunization in the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller (G&T) community is a key priority for improving health outcomes in this community. This study aimed to explore G&T parents: (1) beliefs about childhood immunization; (2) beliefs about the risks of immunization and non-immunization; (3) perceived obstacles to, and facilitators of, immunization and (4) views on increasing immunization levels.

Keywords: immunization , measles , mumps , rubella
Falling by the wayside
Author(s): Greenfields M
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Gypsies and Travellers are at increased risk of a range of health problems, and historically have had a difficult relationship with healthcare services. Finally, though, new initiatives are in place to help this marginalised community. 
Dr Margaret Greenfields  reports