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

Reference: Daniela E. Miranda, Manuel García‐Ramírez, María J. Albar‐Marín. DOI: 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

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

Abogacía por la salud de la población gitana: capacitación de profesionales del Distrito Sanitario Sevilla

Reference: María Jesús Albar Marín. Departamento de Enfermería, Facultad de Enfermería, Fisioterapia y Podología, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, España. Daniela E. Miranda. Departamento de Psicología Social, Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, España. DOI: 10.1016/j.gaceta.2019.07.010 Abstract: This article describes a workshop whose objective was to build Roma health advocacy capacity among a group...

COVID-19 Effects on Roma Health Rights and Social Determinants in Seville

Seville, 16 May 2020. Following the meeting with the Mayor of Seville, Juan Espadas, on Wednesday 6th May, Roma women, CESPYD, Studio 41013 and other collaborators developed a policy brief with a set of recommendations that have been proposed to the City Council. Roma populations of Seville suffer a constant violation of their human...

16 May, 2020

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.

1 October, 2019

Community Research Forum. A Multipurpose Tool

Reference: Manzano, V. (2016). Community Research Forum. A Multipurpose Tool. Journal for Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 8. Full text: Abstract: The community forum is a tool widely used by organizations of civil society, and sometimes with government. As a tool for action, the community forum has received little academic or scientific attention....

23 October, 2016

The Challenge of Equity in Health Policies Aimed at the Roma Population in Spain

Reference: García Ramírez, M., Escobar-Ballesta, M., Lizana, T., & Albar, MJ (2016). El Reto de la Equidad en las Políticas Sanitarias Dirigidas al Pueblo Gitano en España. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, vol. 7. Full text: Reference: In this paper we address the contribution of the community psychology to the formulation of...

24 September, 2016