European Region of the International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Trans and Intersex Association

Barriers to health and health inequalities

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Sexual Minorities in England Have Poorer Health and Worse Health Care Experiences: A National Survey

By Marc N. Elliott, PhD, David E. Kanouse, PhD, Q Burkhart, MS, Gary A. Abel, PhD, Georgios Lyratzopoulos, MD, Megan K. Beckett, PhD, Mark A. Schuster, PhD, MD, and Martin Roland, DM. 2014

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Extract of Conference Report of the 16th European Health Forum

Extract of the full report with a summary of the panel discussion on Anti-Discrimination in Health with participation of ILGA-Europe. Download the full report here

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Summary of event: Achieving the right to health of LGBTI people

On 6 November 2013, ILGA-Europe co-organised a high-level hearing on the challenges and obstacles lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex people face in the field of health and healthcare, with a particular focus on HIV/AIDS.

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Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual Patients: The Issues for General Practice

A guide for General Practitioners (Doctors) published by GLEN and the Irish College of General Practitioners, May 2013

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Inequalities and multiple discrimination in access to and quality of healthcare

By European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights, 2013

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When Health Care Isn’t Caring

Lambda Legal’s Survey on Discrimination Against LGBT People and People Living with HIV
By Lambda Legal, 2010

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The right to health and the European Social Charter

By the secretariat of the European Social Charter, 2009

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Prescription for Change

Lesbian and bisexual women’s health check 2008.

By by Ruth Hunt and Dr Julie Fish, survey results analysed by Sigma Research, Stonewall, 2008

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Reducing health inequalities for Lesbian Gay and Bisexual people: Evidence of health care needs

By Ruth Hunt and Adam Minsky, Stonewall, 2006

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