China will cut some pension contributions and insurance fees to help companies cope with the coronavirus, while firms in Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak, won't have to pay pensions, jobless and work-injury insurance...

“To achieve universal energy access, we must close the affordability gap and put the poor first. Public finance and governments play a key role in bridging this gap to connect poor and vulnerable populations to modern energy...

Prime Minister Imran Khan will launch the Asset Transfer Scheme on February 21 from South Punjab under the umbrella of “Ehsaas” Programme, ARY News reported. This was announced by Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social...

What the NHS will ultimately look like under Conservative party leadership has yet to be determined. But the potential impact of American private healthcare interests remains part of the discussion. There continues to be ongoing...

BLOG: The recent State of Aadhaar report that claims statistically that the Indian digital identity has mostly been beneficial with a negligible exclusion is in sync with the makers of the technology and largely the Indian...

It aims to support human capital development for poor families that are beneficiaries of the Programme of Advancement Through Health and Education (PATH). It also seeks to strengthen overall capacity and improve quality and access...

The Finnish government wants to simplify the country's welfare system. The project is set to take at least eight years, or two electoral terms, and was set in motion on Friday as Minister for Social Affairs and Health Aino-Kaisa...

Social welfare department aware of families demanding money from recipients. It will now carry out a recertification programme that will help improve its systems and processes and hopefully rectify the problems that many of the...

The World Food Programme (WFP) says the government must stregthen its social security nets to compliment humanitarian aid being offered to food insecure families. This comes at a time when the country's food and economic crises are...

BLOG: President Donald Trump recently suggested there is “tremendous fraud” in government welfare programs. Although there’s very little evidence to back up his claim, he’s hardly the first politician – conservative or liberal – to...

Ireland’s Department of Social Protection (DSP) confirmed reports that it uses biometric processing and facial recognition technologies as a part of its public services card (PSC) program. As The Irish Times reports, the department...

A group of local authorities that provide and commission adult social care services have been awarded £4.5 million to support the roll out of projects using digital technology. NHS Digital has released details of the 16 projects...