Seven Midwives in Dajla

Funded by: Diputación de Sevilla, Ayuntamiento de Carmona y Universidad de Sevilla
Coordinator: Fátima León Larios
Duration: Mayo 2017

14 December, 2020

A reproductive justice lens in COVID19 times: the rights of Roma girls

On World Children’s Day in the climate of COVID-19 we must highlight the urgent challenge to protect the rights of Roma girls across Europe. COVID-19 has marked a grim time in which Roma girls have experienced a significant loss in their closest networks, insufficient resources to continue their schooling at home, the...

1 December, 2020

Training for Roma Health Advocacy: a Case Study of Torreblanca, Seville

Reference: Miranda DE, et al. Capacitación de población gitana en abogacía para la salud: un estudio de caso en Torreblanca, Sevilla. Gac Sanit. 2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2020.09.002 Abstract: The objective of this study is to build advocacy capacity among a group of gipsy Roma neighbours living in contexts of risk of...

22 November, 2020

Constructions of Burnout, Identity and Self-care in Professionals Working toward the Psychosocial Care of Refugees and Asylum Seekers in Italy

Reference: Marco Gemignani & Massimo Giliberto (2021) Constructions of burnout, identity, and self-care in professionals working toward the psychosocial care of refugees and asylum seekers in Italy, Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 34:1, 56-78. doi: 10.1080/10720537.2019.1700853 Abstract: Professionals who provide psychosocial services to refugees and asylum seekers in Italy are a population at high-risk of job stress...

1 October, 2020

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

Reference: Miranda, D., García-Ramírez, & M., Albar-Marín, M. J. (2020). Building Meaningful Community Advocacy for Ethnic‐based Health Equity: The RoAd4Health Experience. American Journal of Community Psychology. 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...

13 September, 2020

A Community-Based Participatory Action Research for Roma Health Justice in a Deprived District in Spain

Reference: Miranda, D. E., Garcia-Ramirez, M., Balcazar, F. E., & Suarez-Balcazar, Y. (2019). A Community-Based Participatory Action Research for Roma Health Justice in a Deprived District in Spain. International journal of environmental research and public health, 16(19), 3722. doi: https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16193722 Abstract: Addressing health disparities and promoting health equity for Roma...

1 July, 2020

Effects of the Economic Crisis and Austerity Policies on Health and Health Care Access of Migrant Population in Southern European Countries: Scoping Review

Reference: Jordão, N. M., Freitas, C. D., & García Ramírez, M. (2018). Effects of the economic crisis and austerity policies on health and health care access of migrant population in southern European countries: scoping review. REMHU: Revista Interdisciplinar da Mobilidade Humana, 26(54), 213-230. Abstract: The aim of this article is to gather...

13 December, 2018

Sexual and Reproductive Health in Roma Women: the Family Planning Programme of Polígono Sur in Seville (Spain)

Reference: Escobar-Ballesta, M., García-Ramírez, M., Albar-Marín, M. J., & Paloma, V. (en prensa). Salud sexual y reproductiva en mujeres gitanas: el programa de planificación familiar del Polígono Sur. Gaceta Sanitaria. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2017.12.006 Abstract: Objective: To describe the challenges, resources and strategies of the staff of the family planning programme of the Polígono Sur...

6 April, 2018

Health Literacy Interventions for Immigrant Populations: A Systematic Review

Reference: Fernández-Gutiérrez, M., Bas-Sarmiento, P., Albar, M. J., Paloma-Castro, O., & Romero-Sánchez, J. M. (2017). Health literacy interventions for immigrant populations: a systematic review. International Nursing Review. doi: https://doi.org/10.1111/inr.12373 Abstract: Background: Health literacy is considered a social health determinant that influences improvement in health, patient empowerment and reduction in inequalities. There is...

19 February, 2018

Health Disparities: Understanding and Promoting Healthy Communities

Referencia: Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Mirza, M. P., & García-Ramírez, M. (2017). Health disparities: Understanding and promoting healthy communities. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 46, 1-6. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2018.1386761 Resumen: This themed issue focuses on understanding and addressing several public health issues affecting communities today nationally and internationally. Health disparities, and global health in...

28 December, 2017

Shedding Light on Governance for Roma Health Inequities

Reference: Escobar-Ballesta, M., García-Ramírez, M., Miranda, D. E., & Petrova-Benedict, R. (2017). Shedding light on governance for Roma health inequities. Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 46, 84-99. doi: https://doi.org/10.1080/10852352.2018.1386340 Abstract: The health inequities suffered by the Roma population in Europe represent an alarming and unacceptable source of injustice. As...

Exchange between University of Illinois at Chicago and Universidad de Sevilla

During October-December 2017, CESPYD member Daniela Miranda was a visiting student at the University of Illinois at Chicago supervised by two minority advocacy experts, Professor Yolanda Suarez-Balcazar and Professor Fabricio Balcazar. This experience was enriching as it taught us about advocacy processes that a university-community based partnership have the capacity...

16 December, 2017

Gendering Guilt among Dependent Family Members’ Caregivers

Reference: Brea, M. T., Albar, M. J., Casado, R. (2016). Gendering Guilt among Dependent Family Members’ Caregivers. The Spanish Journal of Psychology, 19, 1-10. doi: 10.1017/sjp.2016.82 Abstract: This study analyzes guilt among family caregivers of dependent patients, from a gender perspective. A qualitative design was used, conducting in-depth interviews and focus groups. Using purposive...

10 October, 2016

Motivations and Emotional Experiences of the First Hospital Multidisciplinary Team Trained to Care for People with Ebola in Andalusia, Spain (2014–2016)

Reference: Casado-Mejía, R., Brea-Ruiz, M. T., Torres-Enamorado, D., Albar, M. J., et al. (2016). Motivaciones y experiencias emocionales del primer equipo multidisciplinario hospitalario entrenado para atender casos de Ébola en Andalucía (2014-2016). Gaceta Sanitaria, 30(4), 242-249. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.gaceta.2016.04.003 Abstract: Objective: The Hospital Universitario Virgen del Rocío (HUVR) of Seville was chosen as...

3 June, 2016

Adaptation to Spanish of an ethnocultural empathy scale

Reference: Albar, M.J., García-Ramírez, M., Pérez-Moreno, P., Luque-Ribelles, V., Garrido, R. y Bocchino, A. (2015). Adaptation to Spanish of an ethnocultural empathy scale. Texto Contexto Enferm, 24, 621-8. doi: https://doi.org/10.1590/0104-07072015001270014. Abstract: The aim of this study is to adapt the Ethnocultural Empathy Scale of Wang, et al. to Spanish. A process of translation...

19 February, 2015

Transforming Health Policies through Migrant User Involvement: Lessons Learnt from Three European Countries

Reference: De Freitas, C., García-Ramirez, M., Aambø, A. y Buttigieg, S. (2014). Transforming health policies through migrant user involvement: Lessons learnt from three European countries. Psychosocial Intervention, 23, 105-113. Abstract: Designing and implementing equitable health policies requires the involvement of all stakeholders. However, disadvantaged groups are under-represented in European health participatory mechanisms....

21 April, 2014

Community psychology contributions to the study of social inequalities, well-being and social justice

Reference: García-Ramírez, M., Balcázar, F. y De Freitas, C. (2014). Community psychology contributions to the study of social inequalities, well-being and social justice. Psychosocial Intervention, 23, 79-81. Abstract: This special issue of the Journal of Psychosocial Intervention aims to contribute to the understanding of human well-being as a matter of social justice....

20 April, 2014

Standards for Equity in Health Care for Migrants and other Vulnerable Groups. Self-Assessment Tool for Pilot Implementation

Reference: Chiarenza, A. (Coord). Standards for equity in health care for migrants and other vulnerable groups. Self-Assessment Tool for Pilot Implementation. Reggio Emilia, International Network of Health Promoting Hospitals. Abstract: The Task Force on Migrant-friendly and Culturally Competent Healthcare (TF MFCCH) has developed a set of standards aiming at monitoring...

28 January, 2014

A Case Study of Liberation among Latino Immigrant Families Who Have Children with Disabilities

Reference: Balcazar, F. E., Suarez-Balcazar, Y., Bibiana-Adames, S., Keys, C. B., Garcia-Ramirez, M. y Paloma, V. (2012). A case study of liberation among Latino immigrant families who have children with disabilities. American Journal of Community Psychology, 49, 283-293. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-011-9447-9 Abstract: Latino immigrant families with children with disabilities experience multiple sources of...

22 December, 2012

A Liberation Psychology Approach to Acculturative Integration of Migrant Populations

Reference: Garcia-Ramirez, M., de la Mata, M., Paloma, V. y Hernandez-Plaza, S. (2011). A liberation psychology approach to acculturative integration of migrant populations. American Journal of Community Psychology, 47, 86–97. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10464-010-9372-3 Abstract: This paper describes an acculturative integration approach that stresses the contribution of liberation psychology. Immigrant integration is a challenge...

22 December, 2011

Psychopolitical Validation of Health Promotion Research for Migrant Populations: Conceptualising Well-being among Andalusian Moroccan Immigrants

Reference: Paloma, V., Herrera, I. y García-Ramírez, M. (2009). Psychopolitical validation of health promotion research for migrant populations: Conceptualising well-being among Andalusian Moroccan immigrants. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care, Volume 5, Issue 1. Abstract: This study will show how social investigation requires psychopolitical validity in order to...

5 July, 2009