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Health status of the roma population in Hungary
Author(s): Kósa K, Lénárt B, Ádány R
Abstract:

The status and problems of the roma (gipsy) population have been in the forefront in Hungary and have called for numerous benevolent interventions. Successful planning and implementation of programs aimed at the improvement of their health status must be based on solid facts regarding their problems and the causes behind.

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

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.

The cardiovascular risk factors of the Roma (Gypsies) people in Central-Eastern Europe: a review of the published literature
Author(s): M Dobranici, A Buzea, R Popescu
Abstract:

Estimated number of the Roma people in central-eastern Europe cannot be precisely appreciated, but official data suggest that in the 2004 they were approximately 4.2 million. At this time, there are few available data about the health status of the Roma people, mostly assessing genetic and infectious diseases, which reflect poverty, overcrowding, and lack of education. There is even less data regarding non–communicable and chronic diseases, especially cardiovascular diseases.

The health of the Roma people: a review of the published literature
Author(s): S. Hajioff, M. McKee
Abstract:

The Roma people originated in northern India and have been known in Europe for nearly a thousand years. For much of that time they have been the subjects of discrimination and oppression, culminating in the extermination of half a million Roma in the Nazi death camps. While it is widely believed that the health of Roma people is often poorer than the majority population, these inequalities remain largely unresearched.