International Roma Day Celebration

21/04/2015

Dr Michael McBride Chief Executive spoke at the International Roma Day Celebration on 18 April 2015.

Addressing a large audience from the Roma community, Dr Mc Bride reiterated the Trusts support for the Romanian Roma Community in Belfast, to access health and social care services that are sensitive to their needs, cultures and traditions.

To support this on-going work Dr McBride announced that the Trust supported by the Public Health Agency (PHA) has started the process of recruiting two Community Outreach Workers to work with the Roma Community.

These workers will have a specific focus on maternal and child health and will support families’ in accessing maternity services, early year’s services and children’s services.

Main Picture Above: Dr Michael McBride and Stephen Long BHSCT, with Lord Mayor of Belfast Arder Carson and members of the Romanian Roma Community

To view a video of the event click on the link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVOZTP5SVes&feature=youtu.be