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Geta Roman

Geta Roman


Geta Roman is a Bucharest-based freelance journalist writing about history and medicine. For more than 10 years she was a health editor for Romanian daily newspapers (Cotidianul, Evenimentul Zilei). She has been working in journalism for 17 years, covering mostly health issues. Lately, she has worked with NGOs, developing communication strategies and accessible articles for people with different forms of cancer or for those with autism spectrum disorders. For five years she was a jury member for the EU Health Prize for Journalists. She graduated from the Faculty of Journalism and Science of Communication, Bucharest University.

Geta’s stories

  • Raising my HIV family

    When one Romanian doctor became ‘father’ to 16 HIV-positive orphans in 1999, many thought there was no hope for them – or for the thousands of other children infected. What followed was something of a miracle. Geta Roman tells their story.