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Infant mortality rate high in Serbian Roma communities

19 July 2013 Last updated at 10:50 BST

Like many countries in South East Europe, Serbia has a large Roma community.

Their children are among the most vulnerable in the country, the infant and under-five mortality rates are double those of the general population.

A big part of the problem is that Roma families either don't know about local healthcare facilities, or feel they don't have the right to go there.

Guy De Launey reports.

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