Health Equity Research Lab


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HERLab authors editorial highlighting the need for cross-cutting research and policies to improve the mental health of Roma in Europe.

Lab Director Benjamin Cook, PhD, MPH, Senior Scientist Ana Progovac, PhD, and Research Assistant Nathaniel Tran, BA recently published an editorial in the International Journal of Public Health highlighting the need for research and policies across multiple sectors to improve mental health among Roma people. They write, “Improving mental health among Roma will also require a systematic approach to implementing interventions across multiple levels, including macro level policies addressing system-level factors (housing, education, healthcare access), and family and individual-level needs.”

To read the editorial in its entirety, click HERE.