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Large-scale epidemiological data on cardiovascular diseases and diabetes in migrant and ethnic minority groups in Europe
Author(s): Raj S. Bhopal, Snorri B. Rafnsson
Abstract:

Data on differences by ethnicity in cardiovascular diseases (CVDs) and diabetes, reflecting the influence of diverse cultural, social and religious factors, are important to providing clues to disease aetiology and directing public health interventions and health care resources.

Lead poisoning among internally displaced Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children in the United Nations-Administered Province of Kosovo
Author(s): Brown M J, McWeeney G, Kim R, Tahirukaj A, Bulat P, Syla S, Savic Z, Amitai Y, Dignam T, Kaluski D N
Abstract:

This study assessed the association between lead poisoning prevention activities and blood lead levels (BLLs) among children living in lead-contaminated camps for internally displaced persons in the United Nations-Administered Province of Kosovo.

Left Out: Roma and Access to Health Care in Eastern and South Eastern Europe
Author(s): Open Society Institute
Abstract:

For the millions of Roma living in Central and Eastern Europe1 and South Eastern Europe,2 persistent discrimination and marginaliza- tion are a daily reality that results in poorer health for individuals and communi- ties. Roma3 make up the largest ethnic minority in these countries with an overall population estimated at 5 to 6 million people.4 Available data consistently shows higher rates of illness and mortality among Roma than in majority populations. Access to health care is only one factor shaping overall health, but it is critical to increasing social inclusion of Roma and ensuring equal opportunities for all.