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Gaby Margarita Ortiz Barreda

Associate Professor
  • E-mailGaby.Barreda@uib.no
  • Visitor Address
    Alrek helseklynge, Årstadveien 17
    5009 Bergen
  • Postal Address
    Postboks 7807
    5020 Bergen

Parenting Interventions

Parenting among immigrant groups and ethnic minorities

Roma population

Health and Migration

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Violence Against Women and Children

Motherhood in adverse circumstances


Master in Child Welfare

Course responsible for:

Fordjuping i metode, etikk og prosjektplan - HABA 302, Kvalitativ (10 studiepoeng)

Omsorgsutøving, barn si utvikling og avgjersler i barnevernet - MABARN 314 (10 studiepoeng)

Academic article
  • Show author(s) (2024). Menarche and reproductive health in Spanish Roma women from a reproductive justice perspective: a qualitative study. Reproductive Health.
  • Show author(s) (2023). Experiences and constructions of womanhood and motherhood among Spanish Roma women. The European Journal of Women's Studies. 164-180.
  • Show author(s) (2022). ‘Who is telling the truth?’ Migrants’ experiences with COVID-19 related information in Norway: a qualitative study. Scandinavian Journal of Public Health. 9 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2022). The evolvement of trust in response to the COVID-19 pandemic among migrants in Norway. International Journal for Equity in Health. 1-12.
  • Show author(s) (2022). COVID-19: information access, trust and adherence to health advice among migrants in Norway. Archives of Public Health. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). When your source of livelihood also becomes the source of your discomfort: the perception of work–family conflict among child welfare workers. European Journal of Social Work. 12 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Keeping silent or running away. The voices of Vietnamese women survivors of Intimate Partner Violence. Global health action. 10 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2021). Are the voices of parents heard? A scoping review of satisfaction in parenting programs. Evaluation and Program Planning.
  • Show author(s) (2020). Maternity care through the eyes of Southern European immigrant parents in Norway. GACETA SANITARIA JOURNAL. 7 pages.
  • Show author(s) (2019). The Position of the Child in the Life Experiences of Immigrant Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence: A Study of Service Providers’ Perspectives in Spain. Journal of Interpersonal Violence. 1-27.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Revisión sistemática de las intervenciones para mejorar el bienestar psicológico de los médicos de familia. archivos de prevención de riesgos laborales.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Revisiting the healthy migrant paradox in perinatal health outcomes through a scoping review in a recent host Country. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Minority children and academic resilience in the Nordic welfare states. International Journal of Migration, Health and Social Care. 374-390.
  • Show author(s) (2015). Revisiting the healthy migrant paradox in perinatal health outcomes through a scoping review in a recent host country. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. 205-214.
Academic lecture
  • Show author(s) (2018). How Much Do We Know About Parental Satisfaction In Parenting Training Interventions? A Scoping Review .
Academic literature review
  • Show author(s) (2020). Lean on me: A scoping review of the essence of workplace support among child welfare workers. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-17.
  • Show author(s) (2017). Interventions to improve immigrant health. A scoping review. European Journal of Public Health. 433-439.
  • Show author(s) (2016). Relational Experiences as Explanatory Factors for Development of Criminal and Antisocial Behavior: A Scoping Review. Adolescent Research Review.
  • Show author(s) (2015). A systematic review of longitudinal cohort studies on the health of migrant populations. Social Medicine. 73-85.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Scoping review on cancer prevention in immigrants living in Spain [Revisión bibliográfica sobre laprevención delcáncer en personas inmigrantes residentes en España]. Revista Española de Salud Pública. 735-743.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Parasitosis importadas en lapoblación inmigrante en España. Revista Española de Salud Pública. 783-802.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Health inequalities in immigrant populations in Spain. A scoping review [Desigualdades sociales en salud en poblaciones inmigradas en España. Revisión de laliteratura]. Revista Española de Salud Pública. 687-701.
  • Show author(s) (2014). HIV and other sexually transmitted infections among migrant population in spain. A scoping review [Infección VIH/SIDAY otras infecciones de transmisión sexual en lapoblación inmigrante en España. Revisión bibliográfica]. Revista Española de Salud Pública. 763-781.
  • Show author(s) (2014). Diet, physical activity and other cardiometabolic risk factors in the immigrant population in Spain. A review [Alimentación, actividad físicay otros factores de riesgo cardiometabólico en lapoblación inmigrante en España. Revisión bibliográfica]. Revista Española de Salud Pública. 745-754.

More information in national current research information system (CRIStin)

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Policy Brief and Reports

(2016) Tool kit for ensuring the participation of Roma population in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies and programmes to improve their health

Co-author(s): Francisco Francés, Daniel La Parra, María Asunción Martínez, Gaby Ortiz-Barreda, Erica Briones-Vozmediano.

Publishing and Edited by WHO Regional Office for Europe, Denmark. Pages: vii + 77 pages. ISBN 978 92 890 5140 8

(2014) Policy Brief. Preventing and Addressing Intimate Partner Violence against Migrant and Ethnic Minority Women: the role of the health sector

Co-author(s): Carmen Vives-Cases, Daniel La Parra, Isabel Goicolea, Emily Felt, Gaby Ortiz-Barreda, Erica Briones-Vozmediano, Diana Gil-González

Publishing and Edited by WHO Regional Office for Europe, Denmark. Pages: vi + 17 pages. ISBN 978 92 890 5074 6


(Current) Rights, Equality and Citizenship Programme 2014-2020. DG Justice RoMOMatteR Project Status: International collaborator in Work Package 2. Early motherhood among Roma Girls. Responsible: Univ. Seville, Spain and WHO Collaborating Center Social Inclusion, Univ. Alicante.

(Current) MOOC: Online Course on Methods of Social Participation of Roma in the Policy Design to Improve Their Health. Status: Research Collaborator. Funding source: Foundation open society institute (FOSI). Responsible:  WHO Collaborating Center Social Inclusion, Univ. Alicante. Status: International collaborator.

(2017) Which factors can contribute to long-term recovery among survivor of intimate partner violence (IPV)? Status: Research Collaborator. Funding source: Institute for Social studies and Social Education, Bergen University College. Responsible: Dr. Kjersti Alsaker

(2018) Development of Evidence-Based Interventions on Sexual Education among adolescents. Experience on BIOBIO Region. Status: Research Collaborator. National Fund for Researcher and Developments in Health [FONIS]. Ministry of Health, Chile.

(2015-2016) Scoping Review related to the health interventions among migrant population. Status: Research Collaborator. Funding source: Funded by Worldwide Universities Research Network (WUN). Research Group of the Health of Family and Migrants Across the Life Course. University of Bergen and University of Western Australia

Member of the European Training Consortium in Public Health and Health Promotion (ETC-PHHP). This responsibility is on behalf of the Department of Health Promotion and Development, University of Bergen, Norway.

Research collaborator at The World Health Organization Collaborating Centre on Social Inclusion and Health. Interuniversity Institute of Social Development and Peace (IUDESP). University of Alicante, Spain.

Research Member at the Public Health Research Group. University of Alicante, Spain