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Nigeria: Assessing Govt's Protective Efforts in Covid-19 Era nigeria (14.10.2021) Social protection is a right for the federal government and not a token or favour. The last 18 months have been difficult for families and communities across the country as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. The vision of equality and inclusion as explained in the…

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Tax and fiscal policies after the COVID-19 crisis (14.10.2021) The COVID-19 pandemic has caused a significant deterioration in public finances, adding to pre-existing strains from long-term structural challenges including population ageing, climate change, rising inequality, digitalisation and automation. This report, originally…

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Greece: How active labor market programs can support guaranteed minimum income recipients greece (07.10.2021) The Guaranteed Minimum Income (GMI) program is the flagship of Greece’s social protection reforms and particularly effective by international standards in reaching poor households.  Its national launch in February 2017 aligned Greece with other EU members in…

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Development and Performance of the Elderly Care System in the People’s Republic of China china

 Asian Development Bank (August 2021) The three-tiered elderly system in the country consists of home-based care as the core support, community-based care as necessary support, and residential care as supplementary support. The main policies and progress of the system are explained, including…

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The Implications of COVID-19 for Welfare and Vulnerability in Nepal nepal (06.10.2021) In Nepal, the lockdowns that were adopted to mitigate the public health impacts of Coronavirus (COVID-19) were accompanied by a significant contraction in economic activity. These in turn suggest a negative outlook for poverty and welfare, particularly in the face pre-…

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G2P Payment Arrangements in Egypt and COVID-19 egypt (23.06.2021) The report discusses the "Takaful and Karama" cash transfer program (TKP) in Egypt. Launched in 2015, it is a flagship social assistance initiative of the government. Takaful is a family income support program. It is a conditional cash transfers programme targeting…

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Number of pension age Germans projected to increase 22 pct by 2035 germany (30.09.2021) The number of people of retirement age in Germany will rise by 22 percent by 2035, the Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) said on Thursday. The number of people aged 67 or over in the country will go up to 20 million, a 22 percent increase from 2020, the first medium…

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Ghana. NPRA targets to rope in 11 million workers into pension schemes ghana ( (01.10.2020) Mr Alhassan Yakubu Fuseini, the Tamale Zonal Manager of the National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA), says the Authority plans to rope in 11 million workers in the formal sector onto pension schemes. He said as the NPRA works to achieve its…

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Sistema Nacional de Cuidados uruguay

Al Sistema Nacional de Cuidados le competen:

  • Aumentar la cobertura y elevar la calidad de los servicios de cuidado para la primera infancia, que estimulen el desarrollo de niños y niñas, faciliten su acceso a la educación y brinden a los hogares una…

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Global social protection platform to fill knowledge gap pakistan (19.09.2021) Taking a lead on universal social protection, the Permanent Mission of Pakistan to the United Nations convened the first meeting of the Group of Friends on Social Protection along with Turkey, Nigeria and Costa Rica.

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US: The new child tax credit does more than just cut poverty United States (24.09.2021) With COVID-19’s disruptions in employment, child care, and education, it is unsurprising that child poverty substantially increased in 2020—roughly 1.2 million more children were living in poverty in 2020 when compared to 2019 (an increase from 15.7% to 17.5%). As…

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Case study: Data responsibility and digital remote targeting during COVID-19 (10.03. 2021) Challenges due to the pandemic have led to all kinds of innovations and adaptations focused on remote targeting, enrolment, verification and delivery. While required for the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, these new approaches might be useful in future responses that…

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Europe: Social protection and inclusion policy responses to the COVID-19 crisis Europe

European Commission (07.09.2021) This ESPN report examines the (sub)national social protection and inclusion policy measures that European countries put in place to help address the social and financial distress created by the pandemic and by lockdown policies. It covers the 27 EU Member States…

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Cash and the city: Digital COVID-19 social response in Kinshasa Congo, Democratic Republic of the (08.09.2021)  As COVID-19 spread across the world, governments responded with an unprecedented increase in social assistance measures. Policymakers had to shift their focus to urban areas, particularly slums, whose residents were hit the hardest by the pandemic and its economic…

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COVID-19 and the impact of cash transfers on health care use in Togo togo (27.08.2021) Cash transfer program during pandemics provide a social protection mechanism to improve the health of the most vulnerable households. This article analysis the impact of cash transfers on household demand for health care during Covid-19.

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Transforming Long-Term Care Pain Management in North America: The Policy-Clinical Interface | Request PDF United States, canada


  • Thomas Hadjistavropoulos, University of Regina
  • Gregory Marchildon, University of Toronto
  • Perry G Fine, University of Utah
  • Keela Herr, University of Iowa
  • Howard A. Palley, University of Maryland, Baltimore
  • Sharon…
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Sistema Nacional de Cuidados uruguay

El Sistema Nacional de Cuidados promueve la implementación de políticas públicas destinadas a atender las necesidades de personas mayores de 65 años en situación de dependencia, niños de 0 a 3 años y personas con discapacidad severa. Además, busca mejorar la vida de las personas dependientes a…

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Cuidados en América Latina y el Caribe en tiempos de COVID-19: hacia sistemas integrales para fortalecer la respuesta y la recuperación latin america

La construcción de sistemas integrales de cuidados es un factor fundamental para el logro del empoderamiento de las mujeres y la igualdad de género, y un elemento clave para la recuperación socioeconómica al convertirse en un generador directo e indirecto de empleo y un facilitador de que otros…

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How Can Basic Income and Health Care Prevent the Next Crisis? (10.09.2021) As countries seek to contain COVID-19, a return to the way things were is not an option, according to Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty and Human Rights. Instead, countries must guarantee basic living conditions. “We see that when…

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COVID-19's four lessons for improving Africa's social protection systems Africa

Africa at LSE (01.09.2021) Across Africa, states have adapted or expanded social protection measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. These interventions provide valuable policy lessons and political opportunities to reimagine the social contract on the continent.

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World Social Protection Report 2020-22: More than 4 billion people still lack any social protection, ILO report finds

ILO 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and exacerbated the social protection gap between countries with high and low income levels.

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[Report] WHO compendium of innovative health technologies for low-resource settings 2021. COVID-19 and other health priorities Africa (31.08.20121) Health technologies are essential for a functioning health system. The  response  to  the  global  COVID-19  pandemic  crisis  has  exacerbated  the  need  for  rapid  evidence based  assessments  of  innovative  health  technologies  to  ensure  safe  and  appropriate  use…

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Towards a more gender-equitable COVID-19 response

Modern Diplomacy (31.08.01 ) As the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic continue to ripple across the world, they leave in their wake an upheaval touching all areas of public life. While all have been effected, no segment of the population has been impacted more, and in more varied ways, than women…

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COVID-19 G2P Cash-Transfer Payments : Case Study : Philippines philippines, the (01.05.2021) The COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic is having devastating impacts on the economy and people of the Philippines, and since the onset of pandemic, the Government of the Philippines (GoP) has responded with strong social protection measures. The Social Amelioration…

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