BLOG : Traditionally, boosting growth has been seen as the best way to create job opportunities and raise living standards. But governments should now...

BLOG: In 2016, the International Social Security Association (ISSA) published a ground-breaking report Ten Global Challenges for Social Security.The ISSA has published a follow-up report. Incorporating feedback provided by the...

OPINION: The financial state of the elderly in the country is disappointing. This group of individuals finds it difficult to look after themselves. Seeing a need to safeguard their interests, the government has put in place several...

BLOG: The Affordable Care Act has dramatically reduced the number of uninsured Americans, but millions of people still remain without coverage. Policies that help the uninsured gain coverage are likely to improve access to care and...

At least 25,469 people have benefited from the old-age pension under the Indira Gandhi National Old Age Pension Scheme (IGNOAPS). Social welfare minister Dr K Beichhua informed the state legislature on Wednesday that altogether 19,...

BLOG: Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated countries in the world, and the eighth-largest by population. The number of people over 60 years of age has been projected to increase from about 9.8 million (6.5% of total...

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A new international training course has been launched by Development Pathways in order to build capacity to convince policymakers to invest in inclusive social protection schemes.The training is aimed at giving participants an in-...

OPINION: Universal basic income is hardly a new concept, but it has taken on a new life in recent years. Voices on both the left and the right now argue that a UBI could be the key to addressing major social and structural problems...

Russia will begin to pay pensions to migrant workers from the countries of the Eurasian Economic Union  – a transnational body operating under its auspices, including: Russia, Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan.

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There are growing concerns over the National Social Investment Programmes (NSIP), which is a social safety net established...

The national monitoring of the availability and use of information systems in healthcare in Finland revealed that the use of e-services in the exchange of health information among health service providers has increased.

In the e-welfare sector...