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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z 0-9
IMPROVING ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE OF ROMA COMMUNITY IN VALJEVO
Author(s): Tanja Dimitrijević
Abstract:

Issues concerning health of Roma have not often been the subject of research in Serbia, despite the fact that the data on life quality of the majority of this ethnic group indicate that living conditions of majority of Roma largely cause and perpetuate their health problems. 

Incidence of infectious diseases and survival among the Roma population: a longitudinal cohort study
Author(s): Casals M, Pila P, Langohr K, Millet JP, Cayla` J A, Roma Population Working Group
Abstract:

Background: Roma ethnicity is greatly affected by tuberculosis (TB), AIDS, injecting drugs use (IDU) and imprisonment. Methods: We assessed the incidence of several health problems by means of a retro- spective cohort study performed in Camp de la Bota, Barcelona (Spain). The 380 individuals included in the 1985 TB outbreak investigation were followed-up until 31 December 2008. One hundred ninety-two subjects (50.5%) were men and 188 (49.5%) women. Information sources included question- naires taken at the time of this outbreak, a population census and other registries from Barcelona and Catalonia. Cox proportional hazards mixed models were employed in the multivariate survival analysis.

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
Abstract:

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