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.

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Toolkit on social participation informs public health strategies in Romania

The Toolkit on social participation, developed by the WHO Collaborating Centre on Social Inclusion and Health in 2016 and published by WHO/Europe, was recently translated into Romanian. Thanks to this translation, it is informing a new project to improve the health status of Roma communities in the country.

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