BLOG: Underinvestment in programs that address social determinants of health is not to blame for excessive healthcare costs in the US, a new study published in Health Affairs indicates.“Our study questions some of the major...

GSOP, which ended in June 2018, was an initiative meant to promote the creation of job opportunities for enhanced welfare of the people, particularly the poor. To prevent a void and ensure continuity of the country’s social...

El Comité Español de Representantes de Personas con Discapacidad (CERMI) ha planteado como reto del próximo decenio incorporar al menos 250 000 personas con discapacidad a un trabajo estable y digno para fortalecer los recursos de...

“Solo considerando a los niños de entre 0 a 3 años, la inversión para su cuidado saltó de 1.900 millones de pesos en diciembre de 2014 a 5.500 millones este año”, destacó el secretario del Sistema de Cuidados, Julio Bango, en la...

La subsecretaría para América Latina y el Caribe de la Secretaría de las relaciones exteriores (SRE) de México y de la agencia de Cooperación Internacional para el Desarrollo (AMEXCID) inauguraron hoy, junto con la Secretaría General Iberoamericana (...

Rural economic indicators, such as inflation and wage growth, remain subdued despite steps taken by the government to help stabilise an economy hit by falling food prices and weak income growth, shows data analysed by BloombergQuint...

BLOG: Political economy has come a long way. Many figures and institutions that have long embraced neoliberalism increasingly recognise the failures of markets and acknowledge that states may have a role to play in improving...

The General Hospital of the People's Liberation Army (PLAGH) said Friday that it will set up 45 stations of remote medical services in public hospitals in southwest China's Tibet Autonomous Region in five years. PLAGH will provide...

30-year-old, Suraida Tugay was nine months pregnant as an ongoing conflict in Maguindanao displaced her and her family.UNFPA estimates that there could be as many as 1,800 pregnant women among the affected population, with around...

The Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine has adopted a resolution the implementation of which will help strengthen the social protection of internally displaced persons and ensure the provision of targeted assistance. In particular, the resolution is aimed...

OPINION: The recent Democratic primary debates in Detroit made at least one thing clear: The party exclusively responsible for passing the Affordable Care Act is now waging political warfare over whether to reform it or eliminate it...

Using data over a 35-year period, from 1980 to 2015, the research compared healthcare spending and social spending among 35 countries in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Countries that spent more on social services tended to...