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

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

Not a step back against antigypysim!

Our colleagues from FAKALI organize a gathering tomorrow to protests against the antigypsist declarations of Italy’s Prime Minister Matteo Salvini. Join us!!

25 June, 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. (in press). Salud sexual y reproductiva en mujeres gitanas: el programa de planificación familiar del Polígono Sur. Gaceta Sanitaria. doi:10.1016/j.gaceta.2017.12.006 Full text: https://cespyd.es/a/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/2018-Escobar-Ballesta-et-al-Salud-sexual-y-reproductiva.pdf Abstract: Objective: To describe the challenges, resources and strategies of the staff of the family planning programme of the Polígono Sur Healthcare Centre...

6 April, 2018

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

University of Sevilla commits to becoming a space for Roma health advocacy

University of Sevilla’s Vice Rector of Social and Community Service, Ana López Jiménez, committed to signing an agreement to amplify Fakali’s presence within the University, not only as an organization that provides annual extended studies courses and practicum opportunities for students, but as an organization with capacity to influence within...

16 August, 2017

First meeting between OSF-RIO, CESPYD and FAKALI

In February 2017, Open Society Foundation-Roma Integration Office’s planned a field visit to meet with CESPYD and FAKALI in Sevilla. RIO program officers had the chance to become more familiar with both organization’s work. RIO program officers visited both Polígono Sur Primary Healthcare Center and the Torreblanca Healthcare Center. We...

20 February, 2017

ROAD4HEALTH: Kick-Off Meeting

On February 2nd the official project kickoff meeting took place at the Universidad de Sevilla Nursing department.  In this meeting partners presented the activities and objectives of each phase included in the project. Please see meeting agenda here: ROAD4HEALTH Kick-Off Agenda. Fakali’s staff, the advisory board and student collaborators were invited...

4 February, 2017