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Health impact assessment and evaluation of a Roma housing project in Hungary.
Author(s): Molnár A, Ádány R, Ádám B, Gulis G, Kósa K
Abstract:

An outstanding feature of marginalized Roma communities is their severely substandard living conditions, which contribute to their worse health status compared to the majority. However, health consequences of international and local-level housing initiatives in most cases fail to be assessed prospectively or evaluated after implementation.

Environmental survey of segregated habitats of Roma in Hungary: a way to be empowering and reliable in minority research
Author(s): Kósa K, Daragó L, Ádány R
Abstract:

Background: Roma people, the largest minority in Europe live in segregated communites in several countries. The size of the Roma population is based on estimations deriving from various sources, whereas only narrative accounts of their living conditions have been available.

Health of Roma children in Vilnius and Ventspils.
Author(s): Kanapeckiene V, Valinteliene R, Berzanskyte A, Kevalas R, Supranowicz P
Abstract:

According to the literature data, Roma health and living conditions in Central and Eastern Europe are poorer than of the rest of population. However, the more detailed information about Roma health is lacking. The aim of the study was to evaluate morbidity, health self-assessment, and prevalence of addictions among Roma children in Vilnius and Ventspils and to compare with health indicators of non-Roma children. PARTICIPANTS AND METHODS.

Research on Roma health and access to healthcare: state of the art and future challenges
Author(s): Maria Eva Földes, Alina Covaci
Abstract:

Health inequalities experienced by Roma people living in Europe presents a persisting challenge for health research and practice. Available literature on Roma and health agrees that: (1) Roma people suffer from poorer health and unhealthier living conditions compared to majority populations, (2) better data are needed to explain the Roma health gap and design better interventions to reduce this gap and (3) the poor health of Roma is closely linked to the social determinants of health.