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UN praise for Argentina's maternity and children's social protection schemes argentina

MercoPress (15.05.2015) Argentina has substantially improved its social protections for maternity and young children, according to the International Labour Organization (ILO).

Family benefits published http://en.mercopress.com/2015/05/15/un-praise-for-argentina-s-maternity-and-chi… monitor
South Korea: Park renews calls for civil service pension reform korea, Republic of

globalpost.com (12.05.2015) President Park Geun-hye called Tuesday for the swift passage of a bill to overhaul civil service pensions, warning that the issue could become a ticking "time bomb" unless addressed.

Pensions published http://www.globalpost.com/article/6545609/2015/05/11/park-renews-calls-civil-se… monitor
South Korea: Longer lifespan complicates pension, welfare systems for seniors korea, Republic of

Inside Korea JoongAng Daily (06.05.2015) Kim In-bae retired from a major company six years ago and recently got a new job at a small company because his pension was running out.

But the 66-year-old was rejected when he tried to re-register for unemployment insurance which provides…

Pensions published http://koreajoongangdaily.joins.com/news/article/Article.aspx?aid=3003842 monitor
Six charts that explain India’s social protection challenge india

Livemint (14.05.2015) India is a global outlier on social protection

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/3ycwrNZxilnNftLHgTIQYL/Six-charts-that-explain-… monitor
France: Perte d'autonomie : les entreprises aux abonnés absents france

lemonde.fr (13.05.2015) Pour financer la perte d'autonomie, les Français ne peuvent pas compter sur leur entreprise. Sur 80 sociétés interrogées par la structure spécialisée dans le conseil en ressources humaines Mercer fin 2014, 91 % – soit 200 000 salariés – d'entre elles ne couvrent…

Disability published http://www.lemonde.fr/argent/article/2015/05/13/perte-d-autonomie-les-entrepris… monitor
How Social Security Could Boost India’s Economy india

TIME (13.05.2015) This weekend, India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched three social security schemes aimed at helping the people of West Bengal gain access to pensions and insurance.

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://time.com/3856956/india-social-security monitor
Liban: Majdalani : La couverture médicale des retraités améliorera les conditions de vie des citoyens

L'Orient-Le Jour (13.05.2015) Le président de la commission parlementaire de la Santé, Atef Majdalani, a estimé que la proposition de loi visant à assurer une couverture médicale à travers la Caisse nationale de Sécurité sociale (CNSS) aux retraités et à leurs familles (mère, père, enfants…

Pensions, Health published http://www.lorientlejour.com/article/924698/majdalani-la-couverture-medicale-de… monitor
France: Fraude : la Sécu va contrôler les comptes bancaires de 5 millions de Français france

lesechos.fr (13.05.2015) La Sécurité Sociale va pouvoir vérifier d’ici l’été les comptes bancaires des bénéficiaires de la CMU complémentaire, soit 10 % des assurés.

Health, Error evasion and fraud published http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-france/social/02166521308-fraude-la-secu-va-con… monitor
Corée du Sud: Park appelle de nouveau à réformer les retraites des fonctionnaires korea, Republic of

yonhapnews.co.k (12.05.2015) La présidente Park Geun-hye a appelé ce mardi au passage rapide du projet de loi pour la réforme des retraites des fonctionnaires, en avertissant que la question pourrait devenir «une bombe à retardement» si elle n’est pas réglée.

Pensions published http://french.yonhapnews.co.kr/news/2015/05/12/0200000000AFR20150512001700884.H… monitor
Five Ways to Win with Digital Platforms

accenture.com (2016) The platform economy is emerging as one of the most powerful manifestations of the digital revolution, which we also refer to as the “fourth industrial revolution.”

ICT Proposition_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_DOCUMENTS https://www.accenture.com/us-en/_acnmedia/PDF-29/Accenture-Five-Ways-To-Win-Wit… massetti
Sécurité sociale : L’Amo, une aubaine pour les travailleurs maliens mali

maliweb.net (12.05.2015) Afin d’observer l’état d’avancement et l’engouement des maliens envers l’Assurance Maladie Obligatoire (AMO), qui enregistre chaque jour de nouveaux adhérents, ainsi que de recenser les problèmes auxquelles les adhérents sont confrontés pour les résoudre, l’Association…

Health published http://www.maliweb.net/sante/securite-sociale-lamo-une-aubaine-pour-les-travail… monitor
ILO: Inequalities: Mothers and children need more – not less – social protection

ilo.org (07.05.2015) As several countries around the world prepare to celebrate Mother’s Day, two new ILO studies provide new global and country data that point to the urgent need to increase social protection for mothers and children.

Family benefits, Inequalities family_gender_society, published http://www.ilo.org/global/about-the-ilo/newsroom/news/WCMS_366206/lang--en/inde… monitor
Sierra Leone News : NaCSA’s ‘Bible for social protection for Sierra Leone’ sierra leone

Sierra Leone News (11.05.2015) The Commissioner of the National Commission for Social Action (NaCSA) has described the recently launched national Social Protection Strategy as the Bible to fight poverty in Sierra Leone.

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://news.sl/drwebsite/publish/article_200527581.shtml monitor
India: PM Modi Unveils 3 Social Schemes, says Development Incomplete if Poor do Not Share its Fruits india

ndtv.com (10.05.2015) Three key social security schemes had a nationwide launch this evening, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagging off the process in West Bengal, where he is on a two-day visit.

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://www.ndtv.com/india-news/prime-minister-narendra-modi-to-unveil-social-sc… monitor
Vietnam mulls criminal charges against employers avoiding pension obligations vietnam

Thanh Nien Daily (07.05.2015) Employers who avoid buying mandatory social and health insurance for their employees will face criminal charges rather than civil penalties, under newly proposed legislation. 

Error evasion and fraud published http://www.thanhniennews.com/politics/vietnam-mulls-criminal-charges-against-em… monitor
US: New Health Care Index Shows Massive Increase in Consumer Costs Despite Government's Growing Role in Nation's Health Care System united states

usnews.com (07.05.2015) While the U.S. government has become an even more dominant force in the nation’s health care system, individuals are taking on a greater share of the costs, according to the new U.S. News Health Care Index.

Health published http://www.usnews.com/info/blogs/press-room/2015/05/07/new-health-care-index-sh… monitor
Italy can't break pact for pension italy, european union

ANSA.it (06.05.2015) European Union sources said Wednesday that Italy must not break the EU Stability and Growth Pact to fix a hole in its budget created a court ruling on a pension cap.

Pensions published http://www.ansa.it/english/news/politics/2015/05/06/italy-cant-break-pact-for-p… monitor
Sierra Leone News: President launches Social Safety Net project sierra leone

Awoko Newspaper (06.05.2015) A project aimed at reducing poverty among poor people in Sierra Leone has been launched on Monday at the Tonkolili District council hall, by President Ernest Bai Koroma.

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://awoko.org/2015/05/06/sierra-leone-news-president-launches-social-safety-… monitor
Can Apple And IBM Change Health Care? Five Big Questions japan

Forbes (30.04.2015) Today, at a glitzy press conference at IBM’s new Watson headquarters in Manhattan’s swank Silicon Alley, IBM and Apple announced that they are partnering with Japan Post, which is among other things the largest health- and life-insurance company in Japan, to start a project…

Health published http://www.forbes.com/sites/matthewherper/2015/04/30/five-big-questions-about-a… monitor
Nigeria: Glo Launches Mobile Health Insurance nigeria

allAfrica.com (01.05.2015) Globacom, Nigeria's National Carrier, has berthed the National Mobile Health Insurance product which would afford Nigerians the opportunity to have quality access to quality health care delivery system.

Health, ICT published http://allafrica.com/stories/201505040572.html monitor
Uganda: How Social Protection Grants Can Be a Force for Development uganda

allAfrica.com (03.05..2015) Dr Michael Samson is a leading scholar on social protection. He is the director of research at the Economic Policy Research Institute (EPRI) in Cape Town, South Africa.

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://allafrica.com/stories/201505041400.html monitor
France: 70 ans de la Sécu: Touraine lance une réflexion pour "un régime maladie universel" france

AFP (05.05.2015) La ministre de la Santé Marisol Touraine a annoncé mardi une réflexion sur la création d'un "régime maladie universel" afin de simplifier "radicalement" la couverture des soins pour tous, à l'occasion d'un discours sur les 70 ans de la Sécurité…

published http://tempsreel.nouvelobs.com/societe/20150505.AFP6765/70-ans-de-la-secu-toura… monitor
Interview: Health promotion replacing safety to become major concern for int'l labor experts

Shanghay Daily (29.04.2015) Health promotion has replaced the traditional safety issues and accidents to become the most important topic in terms of protecting the rights of workers, international labor officials and experts said during a high-level panel discussion held on Tuesday.

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.aspx?id=279124 monitor
France: De plus en plus de retraités choisissent de travailler france

France info (28.04.2015) Le nombre des retraités qui doivent continuer à travailler pour vivre - ou qui choisissent de le faire - a doublé en quatre ans. Les sites internet se multiplient pour leur permettre de trouver des petits boulots.

Pensions published http://www.franceinfo.fr/emission/c-est-mon-boulot/2014-2015/de-plus-en-plus-de… monitor
Protection sociale au Mali
 : Le réseau «Multi-acteurs» veut faire mieux mali

Malijet (27.04.2015) Vendredi 24 Avril dernier, à la Maison de la Presse, s’est tenue une journée de mobilisation des mouvements sociaux autour de la stratégie nationale d’extension de la couverture au Mali. La rencontre était initiée par le Réseau «Multi- acteurs» du Mali pour la protection…

published http://malijet.com/la_societe_malienne_aujourdhui/128294-protection-sociale-au-… monitor