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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

Unique frequencies of HFE gene variants in Roma/Gypsies.
Author(s): Gabriková D, Bernasovská J, Mačeková S, Bôžiková A, Bernasovský I, Bališinová A, Sovičová A, Behulová R, Petrejčíková E
Abstract:

The aim of this study was to assess the frequencies of three hemochromatosis gene (HFE) mutations in ethnic Roma/Gypsies in Slovakia. A cohort of 367 individuals representing general population and not preselected for health status was genotyped by TaqMan real-time PCR assay for C282Y, H63D and S65C mutations in HFE gene