Health inequalities of the Roma in Europe: a literature review.

  title={Health inequalities of the Roma in Europe: a literature review.},
  author={Nikesh Parekh and Tamsin Rose},
  journal={Central European journal of public health},
  volume={19 3},
The Roma are the most populous marginalised community in Europe and have some of the greatest health needs. There is a higher prevalence of communicable and non-communicable diseases within the community and significantly shorter life expectancies than national averages. Efforts by governments across Europe to address these health inequalities have been relatively weak and the Roma suffer poorer access to health care, education and employment in every country that they inhabit in comparison to… CONTINUE READING

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