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ICGP Submission to the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Key Issues Affecting the Traveller Community

Author: ICGP

Publication Year: 2019


1.0 Opening Statement
2.0 Introduction
3.0 Social determinants that affect the general health of the Traveller Community
4.0 Access to health services and health inequalities within the Traveller Community
4.1 Maternal health
4.2 Communicable diseases
4.3 Addiction
4.4 Mental health
5.0 Willingness of Traveller Community to engage with health services
6.0 Higher levels of mortality and morbidity among Travellers
6.1 Infant mortality rates and the impact on life expectancy
7.0 Health initiatives to support the Traveller Community both at local and national levels
7.1 Primary Health Care for Travellers
8.0 References


On Tuesday the 5th of November, ICGP representatives Dr Mary Favier, President and Dr Tony Cox, Medical Director attended the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Key Issues affecting the Traveller Community.

Format Download
Keywords health policy, strategic planning, travellers
Publisher Irish College of General Practitioners
Classification health policy
Pages 19
Categories: Reports, Irish Content, ICGP Resources
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