Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, yesterday raised the alarm that corruption was allegedly impeding the effective implementation of the Federal Government’s National Social...

Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) has proposed an alternative demarcation of households by adopting disposable or net income in measuring households’ economic well-being, taking into account income disparities in different locations...

“The Buxton Proposal” is named after comments Professor Clive Thomas made last year that ignited a debate about how best to distribute the oil wealth Guyana will reap in the next decade. The coalition government has been lukewarm to...

The Narendra Modi government is seeking to regulate India’s booming gig economy by bringing lakhs of workers hired by food delivery firms, Swiggy and Zomato, and ride hailing firms, Uber and Ola, under a social security scheme. The...

During a meeting of heads of State, ministers, health leaders, policy-makers, and universal health coverage champions, the UN chief called UHC “the most comprehensive agreement ever reached on global health – a vision for Universal...

BLOG: Universal health coverage is defined by the WHO as giving everybody access to health services that are of sufficient quality to be effective, without inflicting financial hardship as the price to pay for it.The concept is not...

OPINION: The transition of the MDGs to the vastly more ambitious sustainable development goals (SDGs) in September 2015 followed a process of global and national consultations. Despite much scepticism, the collective political will...

If you could purchase groceries not with cash or card, but simply by letting the cashier scan your eye, would you do it? Given the numerous privacy scandals involving tech companies recently, more than a few of us might be wary of...

Robia was only 6 months old when she fell ill in 2009 and was unable to move her legs. After a month, doctors diagnosed her with polio and she was sent to a rehabilitation centre, but for several years she made no progress. In 2013...

Organized by the Coalition of Services of the Elderly (COSE) and the Office of Sen. Risa Hontiveros, the Policy Forum on Financing a Universal Social Pension gathered several community organizations of older persons and ...

The federal government and the World Bank have differed on the spending on social safety net in Nigeria. The bank has advised the federal government to increase its budget for social safety net programme in order to have significant...

BLOG: India has emerged as a leader in building on its biometric digital ID (Aadhaar) to reform service and program delivery. A range of applications, including digital signature and payments, was then constructed on top of the...