Defending Roma health rights: Roma Advocacy for Health

Project funded by the Open Society Foundations. Its goal is to promote advocacy processes within and between multiple levels and different key stakeholders from the community to ensure the implementation of the health strand of the National Roma Integration Strategies in at-risk contexts in Sevilla, Spain.

Promoting health policies, systems and competences for diverse populations

The purpose of the Task Force Migrant, Equity and Diversity (TF MED) is to support member organisations in developing policies, systems and competences for the provision and delivery of accessible health care to patients from diverse populations. This task force is promoted by the International Network Health Promoting Hospitals & Health Services.

ACTIVITY

Building Meaningful Community Advocacy for Ethnic‐based Health Equity: The RoAd4Health Experience

Reference: Daniela E. Miranda, Manuel García‐Ramírez, María J. Albar‐Marín. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ajcp.12443 Abstract: The pervasive failure of policies aimed at overcoming health inequities suffered by European Roma reflects the oppressive and impoverished living conditions of many ethnic minorities in the Western world. The multiple social inequities that Roma experience and the cumulative...

13 September, 2020 - publicaciones

Una investigación de acción participativa basada en la comunidad para la justicia sanitaria de la población gitana en un distrito desfavorecido de España

Reference: Daniela E. Miranda, Manuel Garcia-Ramirez, Fabricio E. Balcazar, Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar. DOI: 10.3390/ijerph16193722 Abstract: Addressing health disparities and promoting health equity for Roma has been a challenge. The Roma are the largest disadvantaged ethnic minority population in Europe and have been the victims of deep social and economic injustices, institutional...

1 July, 2020 - publicaciones

FEATURED

Advocating for Roma Rights in the Face of the Coronavirus Crisis

Seville, 8 May 2020. CESPYD, together with a group of Roma women, leaders of community organizations, researchers and journalists are concerned about the consequences that the crisis of the coronavirus is having on the neighbors who live in the most unjust conditions during the confinement period in Seville (Spain). In...

8 May, 2020

Characterization of Migrations in Andalusia

Referencia: Garrido, R. (2019). Caracterización de las Migraciones en Andalucía. Redes Interculturales. Resumen: En este informe se presentan los resultados derivados de la sesión de trabajo que tuvo lugar dentro de la III Plenaria de Organizaciones de Redes Interculturales, celebradas los días 10 y 11 de noviembre de 2017 en Córdoba;...

1 October, 2019

Diversity and Equity in Ibero-American Universities: Characterization of Good Practices and Identification of Needs from the standpoint of Psychology

Since the suppression of homosexuality as a mental illness by the American Psychological Association in the 70-80s of the last century, there have been many advances in the recognition of LGTBIQ+ people rights around the world. The lack of guarantee of sexual rights entails the violation of human rights, but its presence does not guarantee real equity. Therefore, it is necessary not only to consider the socio-historical context and formal declarations/documents in relation to the protection of minority groups but also, the specific practices being developed in communities and public spaces/organizations.