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Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak Republics
Author(s): Koupilová I, Epstein H, Holčı́k J, Hajioff S, McKee M
Does socioeconomic status fully mediate the effect of ethnicity on the health of Roma people in Hungary?
Author(s): Vokó Z, Csépe P, Németh R, Kósa K, Kósa Z, Széles G, Ádány R
Abstract:

Several models have been proposed to explain the association between ethnicity and health. It was investigated whether the association between Roma ethnicity and health is fully mediated by socioeconomic status in Hungary.

Health needs of the Roma population in the Czech and Slovak Republics.
Author(s): Koupilová I, Epstein H, Holčík J, Hajioff S, McKee M
Abstract:

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 status of Gypsies and Travellers in England
Author(s): Parry G, Van Cleemput P, Peters J, Walters S, Thomas K, Cooper C
Abstract:

To provide the first valid and reliable estimate of the health status of Gypsies and Travellers in England by using standardised instruments to compare their health with that of a UK resident non-Traveller sample, drawn from different socioeconomic and ethnic groups, matched for age and sex.

Scanning Macedonia’s Local Context: Preparing the Health System for the Roma - Roma in the Formal Medical Higher Education
Author(s): B Kotevska, I Tomovska
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Access to education and health care are ones of the most important factors influencing the degree of social inclusion.

Discontinuing social inequality of Roma with regards to access to health care will lead to improvement of Roma health status, which is the ultimate goal.

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.

Roma Health Report
Abstract:

If you are interested in the health status of the Roma population living in the Member States of the European Union and you need up-to-date data based on evidence-based review of literature on this field Roma Health Report could be the appropriate source.

The study was carried out by Matrix Knowledge in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Democracy, the European Public Health Alliance and individual national researchers, Health and Food Executive Agency and DG SANCO.