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Addressing Inequalities in Health: Increasing Access to Health Services for the Roma Minority by Capacitating Roma Medical Professionals
Author(s): Romanita I
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The Roma minority is one of the most excluded ethnic groups in Europe, in spite of commitments assumed under the Decade of Roma Inclusion. The pervasive marginalization of Roma population is also mirrored by health inequality which can be evidenced by socio-medical indicators such as prevalence of major causes of death, prevalence of infant mortality, low birth weight and prematurity in Roma children or life expectancy.

Cross cultural competence of public sector staff working with Bergitka Roma community in Poland. The report from pilot research
Author(s): Bylica J
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Bergitka Roma (Mountain Romanis) is the poorest group of Roma in Poland. Most of them are excluded from major society; their educational level is very low. They are also least respected by other Roma groups. We were implementing Pilot Government Program for Roma Community in Malopolska for 2001 – 2003 health situation of Roma families living in submontane regions was very alarming. Serious health problems resulted among other things, from low standard of hygiene and extremely poor social conditions, also limited access to health services.

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
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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.

Evaluation of a project promoting healthy and sustainable housing
Author(s): Kósa K, Kimmel Zs, Rényes Zs
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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.

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
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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.

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

Lead poisoning among internally displaced Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian children in the United Nations-Administered Province of Kosovo
Author(s): Brown M J, McWeeney G, Kim R, Tahirukaj A, Bulat P, Syla S, Savic Z, Amitai Y, Dignam T, Kaluski D N
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This study assessed the association between lead poisoning prevention activities and blood lead levels (BLLs) among children living in lead-contaminated camps for internally displaced persons in the United Nations-Administered Province of Kosovo.

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