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Health inequalities of the Roma in Europe: a literature review.
Author(s): Parekh N, Rose T

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.

Severe Measles, Vitamin A Deficiency, and the Roma Community in Europe
Author(s): Clea Melenotte, Philippe Brouqui, and Elisabeth Botelho-Nevers

The Roma community in Europe is a subgroup of the Romani people, whose origins are in northern India and who have been known in English-speaking countries as “gypsies.” Measles outbreaks, including severe cases, were reported in the European Roma community during 2008-2010 (1,2).