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Human rights (in connection with health care)

A Comparative Health Survey of the Inhabitants of Roma Settlements in Hungary
Author(s): Zsigmond Kósa, MD, PhD, György Széles, MD, PhD, László Kardos, MD, PhD, Karolina Kósa, MD, PhD, Renáta Németh, MSc, Sándor Országh, MSc, Gabriella Fésüs, MSc, Martin McKee, MD, Róza Ádány, MD, PhD, and Zoltán Vokó, MD, PhD
Abstract:

Objectives. We compared the health of people living in Roma settlements with that of the general population in Hungary.

 
A fogyatékossághoz vezetõ út
Author(s): Kende Anna, Neményi Mária
Abstract:

A 2003-as év elsõ felében, az iskolaérettségi vizsgálatok idõszakában kutatást végeztünk beiskolázás elõtt álló, nevelési tanácsadókban és szakértõi bizottságokban vizsgált gyermekek oktatási esélyeivel kapcsolatban. Célunk az volt, hogy megismerjük az összefüggéseket a megvizsgált gyermekekre vonatkozó tényszerû adatok, az iskolaérettségi vizsgálat során nyert teszteredmények, az alulteljesítõ gyermekek elmaradásainak okaival kapcsolatos szakértõi vélekedések és a gyermekek beiskolázására vonatkozó döntések között.

A literature review of the health of Gypsy/Traveller families in Scotland: the challenges for health promotion
Author(s): Smart H, Titterton M, Clark C
Abstract:

In this paper, findings from a detailed literature review (which was commissioned in March 2002 by Queen Margaret University College, UK) on Gypsy/Travellers’ health are presented as well as suggestions on where “gaps” exist in related empirical research.

Access to health care for Roma children in Central and Eastern Europe: findings from a qualitative study in Bulgaria
Author(s): Boika Rechel, Clare M Blackburn, Nick J Spencer, Bernd Rechel
Abstract:

Background

Despite the attention the situation of the Roma in Central and Eastern Europe has received in the context of European Union enlargement, research on their access to health services is very limited, in particular with regard to child health services.

Access to health services for Roma: legal, institutional and policy challenges in Macedonia
Author(s): Milevska-Kostova N
Abstract:

 

Access to health care is a right guaranteed to every citizen by Macedonian constitution, respective national healthcare legislation and ratified international documents. The constitutional and legal stipulations provide for geographic and physical access (through a network of healthcare institutions on primary, secondary and tertiary level) and financial access, guaranteed through the universal health insurance coverage of the basic benefits package, based on the principles of equity and solidarity.

 

Evaluation of the action plan for Roma people in health area
Author(s): Rodin U
Abstract:

By virtue of the national program for Romanies and participation in the Decade of Roma Inclusion 2005-2015, Croatia has chosen its strategic standpoint toward programs of social inclusion of Romanies in four priority areas: housing, education, employment and health.

Falling by the wayside
Author(s): Greenfields M
Abstract:

 

Gypsies and Travellers are at increased risk of a range of health problems, and historically have had a difficult relationship with healthcare services. Finally, though, new initiatives are in place to help this marginalised community. 
Dr Margaret Greenfields  reports 

 

Gendered health policies and a women's movement: the Gypsy case
Author(s): Acton T, Caffrey S, Dunn S, Vinson P
Abstract:

Health concepts depend on socially constructed hygiene practices. Many accounts of “traditional” Gypsy hygiene make gender differentiation primary, implying that traditional health practices reinforce patriarchy and emphasizing the special needs of Gypsy women.

Keywords: gender , health , hygiene , Travellers
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