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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
Abstract:

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.

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.

Unequal access: Roma and the health sector
Author(s): Dotcho Mihailov
Abstract:

Various studies have shown that Roma suffer from poorer health than the general populations in the Central and Southeast European countries in which they are most numerous.

This brief analyzes health data from the 2011 UNDP/World Bank/EC regional Roma survey, which compared the living standards of Roma and non-Roma communities living in close proximity in 12 Central and East European countries. >> More on our Roma work