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BBC Report on Roma Health Mediators in Serbia

Roma children
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Roma children

Serbia, 6 August 2013 – Like many countries in South East Europe, Serbia has a large Roma community.

Their children are among the most vulnerable in the country, the infant and under-five mortality rates are double those of the general population.

A big part of the problem is that Roma families either don't know about local healthcare facilities, or feel they don't have the right to go there.

BBC News, Guy De Launey, reports.

 

 
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