RIVER-EU presents in the event on Roma health and equity

Roma health equity event

On 24 June 2021, the country coordinator for Slovakia in RIVER-EU project, Daniela Filakovska, Pavol Jozef Šafárik University (UPJS) in Košice, spoke at the online workshop ‘Finding sustainable funding to build health equity in Europe’. The workshop aimed to bring together national and local Roma and pro-Roma civil society organisations, public health stakeholders, NGOs working with vulnerable groups and research institutes willing to establish cross-sectoral and transnational cooperation.

During the meeting, Daniela presented objectives of the RIVER-EU project, with a special focus on work that will take place in Slovakia. Throughout the project, the colleagues at the UPJS will study health system barriers and enablers to increase the HPV vaccination uptake in Roma population in Slovakia. Tailored to the specific context of Slovakia, an intervention proven-to work elsewhere will be piloted in the country. To learn more about the work in Slovakia, read the descriptions of the:

You can also access the presentations or re-watch the event here.