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The education of Romany health and social assistants in the Czech Republic.
Author(s): Jarosová D, Dusová B, Vrublová Y

AIM: This paper presents the Czech national pilot project - the first educational course of Romany health and social assistants for community work with the Romany population in excluded communities.

The Enculturation Experience of Roma Refugees: A Canadian Perspective
Author(s): Christine A. Walsh, Dave Este, Brigette Krieg

Since 1999, there has been increasing settlement in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, of large numbers of Roma families from Hungary, seeking refugee status. A number of agencies across health, social services, education, immigration, child welfare and justice sectors were concerned about the Roma population’s difficulties within these systems and the ability of these systems to provide effective services to the Roma population.

The situation of Roma in 11 EU Member States - Survey results at a glance
Author(s): FRA, UNDP, World Bank, European Commission

Roma - Europe's largest minority of 10-12 million people - continue to experience discrimination and social exclusion; and they are not sufficiently aware of their rights guaranteed by EU law, such as the Racial Equality Directive. This report presents the first results of the FRA Roma pilot survey and the UNDP/World Bank/European Commission regional Roma survey carried out in 2011.

Keywords: FRA , Roma , survey
The socio-economic determinants of the health status of Roma in comparison with non-Roma in Bulgaria, Hungary and Romania
Author(s): Cristina Masseria, Philipa Mladovsky, Cristina Hernández-Quevedo

Roma people from Central and Eastern Europe suffer some of the worst health conditions in the industrialized world. This article aims at identifying the determinants of health status among Roma in comparison with non-Roma in Bulgaria, Romania and Hungary.

To what extent does socioeconomic status explain differences in health between Roma and non-Roma adolescents in Slovakia?
Author(s): Kolarcik P, Orosova O, Reijneveld SA, van Dijk JP, A Madarasova-Geckova

The Roma make up one of the largest ethnic groups in Europe. The few studies that are available report health among the Roma as considerably worse than that of the majority population, and virtually nothing is known about the health status of Roma adolescents. The purpose of this study was to compare the self-reported health outcomes of Roma adolescents living in Roma settlements with adolescents from the majority population and to assess the impact of socioeconomic status on the results obtained.

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