A high-level delegation from the Republic of Moldova visited Slovenia on 16–20 May 2015 to learn about the functions of the main Slovenian public health services and institutions that prevent and control public health threats. The...

GENEVA (ILO News) – A new ILO report shows that 56 per cent of people living in rural areas worldwide do not have access to essential health-care services – more than double the figure in urban areas, where 22 per cent are not...

The Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection (MoGCSP) has launched the Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR) project.

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For homeless families, few reliable options are available for getting off the streets or out of shelters and into homes. But new research by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development offers a message of hope, concluding...

El Ministerio de Planificación Federal, junto al Ministerio de Desarrollo Social, llevan adelante el programa Ellas Hacen, que ya funciona exitosamente en 36 distritos del país con más de 35.000 beneficiarias, con el objetivo de...

LAOAG CITY: The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has released a total of P33.7 million to typhoon victims in Region 1.

Iryn Cubangbang, Information Officer II of the DSWD Field Office 1,...

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — The clock is ticking as New Mexico and other states move toward reinstating work and job-training requirements for certain low-income adults who receive food stamps.

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Se trata de un "programa nacional de acompañamiento para la madre y el recién nacido", que implica la entrega de un kit que incluye cuna, sábanas, frazada y otros elementos básicos y la realización de controles médicos obligatorios...

La búsqueda de las 1.706 familias afiliadas la inició la Caja de Compensación Familiar Comfama, cuyo objetivo es asignar este semestre subsidios por...

Al respecto, en este año 2015 se pretende llegar a la meta de proteger a unas 130.000 familias en situación de pobreza y pobreza extrema con las Transferencias Monetarias con Corresponsabilidad (TMC) Tekoporã.

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(Reuters) - Brazil's government will add another 3 million homes to its "Minha Casa, Minha Vida" low-income housing program while raising the value of homes eligible for subsidies by "at least 10 or 11 percent," Minister of Cities Gilberto Kassab said...

Nigeria will stick with costly fuel subsidies for now as new President Muhammadu Buhari says investigating corruption is a bigger priority than scrapping price caps on domestic fuel.

Buhari was advised by his transition committee to end the...