Roma health

About 10-12 million Roma live in Europe, including an estimated 6 million in the European Union (EU) alone. Roma are disproportionately poor in many countries, and evidence suggests that Roma are concentrated among the most poor. The conditions in which most Roma live have serious consequences for their health.

Roma health in the European Region

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From genetics to the social determinants of health – research on Roma health

On 1–3 June 2016, prominent researchers from Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain and the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia met at the University of Debrecen to share knowledge generated through research on Roma health and to discuss research gaps and priorities.

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