Preparatory Courses for Future Roma Health Professionals

The main objective of the project is to increase the number of Roma students in medical specialties and to ensure a fair start for young Roma when admitting them to Medical Universities. In the longer term, the main objectives are: • Ensuring better access to higher medical education for young Roma; • Achieving a higher […]

Year Area / Project Project Period
2019 Family Economic Success Program / Икономическо развитие и достъп до заетост Feb 2018 - Aug 2019

The main objective of the project is to increase the number of Roma students in medical specialties and to ensure a fair start for young Roma when admitting them to Medical Universities.
In the longer term, the main objectives are:

• Ensuring better access to higher medical education for young Roma;
• Achieving a higher level of health of disadvantaged Bulgarian citizens belonging to ethnic minorities;
• Changing the attitudes of the majority and increasing the understanding among medical specialists about the health problems of the disadvantaged groups – with a focus on the Roma communities.