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Health inequalities and Roma health

We stand against discrimination, for inclusion and equal opportunities for all to live, work and age in sustainable, healthy environments.


Roma health

Social factors


Health inequalities: a public health challenge for European policy-makers

Leaping forward: it’s time for action to improve Roma Health

Closing the life expectancy gap of Roma in Europe

What is the social impact of health inequalities?

Latest Developments & Opinion

Healthy from the beginning: ensuring a good start in life for all Roma children

The first thousand days of a child’s life are vital for their optimal physical and mental development, and to ensure they achieve their full potential. New recommendations from EPHA, the International Step-by-Step Association, the Romani Early Years Network the Institute for Development Policies (Romania) and Skola dokoran (Wide Open School-Slovakia) aim to address the inequalities faced by vulnerable Roma children to ensure everyone gets the good start in life they need.

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Roma Environmental Justice Conference

26 March 2020

Past events

Health equity and social justice: aligning two policy agendas for a flourishing Europe

17 September 2019

Roma Contribution to a Healthy Europe

12 April 2018

Antigypsyism – combating negative attitudes about Roma in Romania

06 September 2017
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