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Confronting a Hidden Disease: TB in Roma Communities
Author(s): Marta Schaaf
Abstract:

International agencies such as the World Bank,1 the United Nations Development Program (UNDP),2 and the Council of Europe3 report that TB is more prevalent in Roma communities and that the Roma are more vulnerable to TB. However, no comprehensive document exists outlining the available data regarding the prevalence of TB in Roma communities, the factors that shape Roma vulnerability to TB, and the barriers to TB control in Roma communities. 

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