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

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

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.

Health status of Roma women in Spain
Author(s): Carrasco-Garrido P, López de Andrés A, Hernández Barrera V, Jiménez-Trujillo I, Jiménez-García R

The objective of the present study is to describe the health status of Roma women in Spain. Population-based health data have become available for this group, and we can now identify differences with non-Roma women.

Higher content of C18:1 trans fatty acids in early human milk fat of Roma breast-feeding women.
Author(s): Marhol P, Dlouhý P, Rambousková J, Pokorný R, Wiererová O, Hrncírová D, Procházka B

The purpose of our study was to determine the content of trans fatty acids in early human breast milk as an indicator of dietary exposure in a sample of Roma breast-feeding women and in a sample of women from the general Czech population.

HIV Risk Behavior Patterns, Predictors, and Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevalence in the Social Networks of Young Roma (Gypsy) Men in Sofia, Bulgari
Author(s): Kabakchieva, Elena MD, Vassileva, Sylvia MS, Kelly, Jeffrey A. PhD†, Amirkhanian, Yuri A. PhD†‡, DiFranceisco, Wayne J. MS† ,McAuliffe, Timothy L. PhD†

This research studied predictors of high-risk sexual practices and sexually transmitted disease (STD) prevalence among Roma (Gypsy) men's social networks in Sofia, Bulgaria.

HIV/AIDS knowledge amongst gypsies in Lahore and their preventive practices.
Author(s): Khan LK, Sethi SM, Kokab F, Qureshi A

OBJECTIVE:To evaluate the knowledge of HIV/AIDS among gypsies in Lahore and their preventive practices. STUDY DESIGN: Cross-sectional study. PLACE AND DURATION OF STUDY: Four gypsy settlements around Multan Road, Lahore were surveyed from July to August 2009

Housed Gypsies and Travellers in the UK: work, exclusion and adaptation
Author(s): Smith D, Greenfields M

Abstract: Gypsies and Travellers1 are one of the most excluded black and minority ethnic (BME) communities in the UK across numerous domains. Despite the increased policy focus on levels of unemployment and economic inactivity among BME groups in recent years, little attention has been paid to the economic position of Gypsies and Travellers, not least because there is a lack of systematic data on the employment status and working patterns of these communities. 

Iodine saturation of Roma neonates in prague is not at an optimum level.
Author(s): Dlouhý P, Rambousková J, Wiererová O, Pokorný R, Bílek R, Kubisová D, Procházka B, Andel M

The purpose of our study was to determine urinary iodine as an indicator of iodine supplementation in Roma (Gypsy) neonates compared to majority population neonates.

Keywords: iodine , neonate , prague , urinary
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