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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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Experiences of discrimination among Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia
Author(s): Madarasova-Geckova A, van Dijk J P, Kolarcik P, Reijneveld S
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Based on the European Union Minorities and Discrimination Survey, Roma belong to a high-risk group with regard to discrimination. Ethnic discrimination might contribute to gaps in health between the Roma and non-Roma populations. The aim of this study was to compare the perceived discrimination among Roma adolescents living in Roma settlements with adolescents from the majority population.

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
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.

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

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