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Health and the Roma community. Analysis of action proposals

by
Ministerio de Sanidad y Consumo (Spain)

Qualitative analysis on the social-health status of the Spanish Roma population in order to pinpoint their principal needs. It contributes to the elimination of existing health inequalities. In several sections the following subjects are discussed: health (incl HIV/AIDS), health equality and...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, Western Europe, Prevention, Social issues
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Ethnic minority gay men. Redefining community, restoring identity

by
P. Keogh, L. Henderson, C. Dodds

Research report about the gay community in the UK. Two groups are discussed: Irish and black Caribbean men. Growing up gay and being gay are the main topics. The study investigates how social and cultural factors (incl stigmatization) shape gay male identity and influence gay male social life in...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, Western Europe, Prevention, Research, Social issues
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HIV becomes your name. A report on the issues facing Africans living in Scotland who are HIV positive

by
E. Sinyemu, M. Baillie

Qualitative study on the lives of (HIV positive) Africans living in Scotland. Waverley Care has conducted this research which, as well as researching health care needs, is aimed at highlighting major issues regarding the stigma and double discrimination that Africans face. Recommendations...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, Western Europe, Stigma and discrimination, Positive prevention, Human rights, Testing and counselling
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Description of a cohort of HIV positive migrants in Northern Italy: social, clinical and epidemiological features : Analysis of Health Policies in countries of the European Union

by
L. De Paoli

In this thesis HIV-positive migrants in Italy from various continents are compared to HIV-positive Italians to examine the influence of geographic origin on access to therapy and health care facilities. Includes an overview of health policies and legislation in various long-standing EU countries...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, (Undocumented) Migrants, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Western Europe, Laws and regulations, Epidemiology, Care and support
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Budapest declaration on public health & trafficking in human beings

by
IOM

Declaration of commitment by participants of a conference held in Budapest about public health and trafficking of human beings in Central, Eastern and Southeast Europe.

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, WHO European region, Human rights, Advocacy, Migration
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Regional health strategy for ethnic minorities

by
Eastern Regional Health Authority

The number of ethnic minority groups in Ireland has grown rapidly. This publication describes the Regional Health Strategy for the (Irish) Eastern region. Principles of equity and access demanded a strategy that reflects the health and social support needs of migrant workers, foreign students,...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, (Undocumented) Migrants, Refugees, Western Europe, Migration, Universal access, Care and support
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HIV and human rights in refugee settings

by
W. Holmes

The article discusses vulnerability to HIV among groups displaced by armed conflict. It is argued that a human rights framework provides a useful basis for understanding and addressing this vulnerability. For instance, such a framework can inform crucial confidentiality around testing. It can...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, (Undocumented) Migrants, Global, Migration, Social issues, Human rights
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Strategies for improving sexual health in ethnic minorities

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K.A. Fenton

A review of the literature suggests that multifaceted and sustained approaches are needed to improve the sexual health of ethnic minority communities. Chief among these approaches are improving STI surveillance and research tools; creating collaborative partnerships with communities; targeting...

Tags: Ethnic minorities, (Undocumented) Migrants, Global, Prevention, Sexual education, Research
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The experiences of minority ethnic women living with HIV

by
K. Walsh

This report describes a project to identify the needs of and to develop responses for ethnic minority women living with HIV in Ireland. The research was conducted by participants of the Women's Health Action programme of Cairde, an NGO aimed at reducing health inequalities among ethnic...

Tags: People living with HIV (PLHIV), Ethnic minorities, Women, Western Europe, Positive prevention, Research, Gender
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Migrants from Sub-Saharan Africa in the Swiss HIV cohort study : a single center study of epidemiologic migration-specific and clinical features

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N. Egloff, H. Furrer, C. Kopp, M. Rickenbach, C. Staehelin

An increasing number of HIV-positive migrants reside in Switzerland. The described study examines epidemiologic, clinical and migration-specific characteristics of HIV-infected migrants. A majority of HIV-positive migrants were most likely infected prior to arrival in Switzerland. Sub-Saharan...

Tags: (Undocumented) Migrants, Ethnic minorities, People living with HIV (PLHIV), Western Europe, Global, Positive prevention, Testing and counselling, Migration
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