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Saudi Arabia sets $26,000 limit for health insurance for visitors 2015-08-05 saudi arabia

Al Arabiya News (04.08.2015) Health insurance cover for visitors to the Kingdom has been fixed at a maximum of SR100,000 ($26,000) and they will all come under the purview of the Saudi health insurance companies and those licensed to carry out electronic sales.

Health published http://english.alarabiya.net/en/life-style/travel-and-tourism/2015/08/04/Saudi-… monitor
U.S. Public Pensions Earn 3.4 Percent for Worst Showing Since 2012 2015-08-05 United States

newsmax.com (04.08.2015) U.S. state and local-government pensions are coming off their weakest investment performance in three years, weighed down by losses in international stocks and weak bond returns, according to data from Wilshire Associates Inc.

Financing, Pensions published http://www.newsmax.com/Finance/StreetTalk/public-pensions-retirement-invest-sto… monitor
France: Pourquoi les hôpitaux veulent attirer des patients étrangers 2015-08-05 france

Les Echos (04.08.2015) L’accueil de patients étrangers pourrait rapporter deux milliards d’euros et permettre le création de 25.000 à 30.000 emplois. Marisol Touraine et Laurent Fabius ont présenté vendredi dernier des mesures pour que la France rattrape son retard sur ce marché.

Health published http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-france/social/021244932968-pourquoi-les-hopitau… monitor
France: Retraites - des pensions de moins en moins proches du dernier salaire 2015-08-05 france

Les Echos (03.08.2015) Le taux de remplacement médian à la retraite frôle 75 %. Il se réduit au fil des générations, suite aux nombreuses réformes successives.

published http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-france/social/021243084126-retraites-des-pensio… monitor
Caisse malienne de sécurité sociale : l’exercice 2014 bouclé avec un taux de recouvrement de 102,89% au titre des cotisations 2015-08-04 mali

maliweb.net (31.07.2015) Les administrateurs de la caisse malienne de sécurité sociale (CMSS) ont tenu, le vendredi 24 juillet 2015 au siège de ladite institution à HamdallayeAci 2000, la 13ème session ordinaire de son conseil d’administration. C’était sous la présidence du secrétaire général du…

http://www.maliweb.net/societe/caisse-malienne-de-securite-sociale-lexercice-20… monitor
Maroc: L’Assurance maladie obligatoire pour 260.000 étudiants: Qui pourra en bénéficier ? 2015-08-04 morocco

aujourdhui.ma (04.08.2015) Les étudiants désirant bénéficier de l’AMO doivent être âgés de moins de 30 ans, ils ne doivent pas être bénéficiaires d’autres couvertures médicales et ne peuvent pas céder ou faire bénéficier quelqu’un d’autre de cette assurance.

Health published http://www.aujourdhui.ma/maroc/societe/l-assurance-maladie-obligatoire-pour-260… monitor
España: Más de 1,2 millones de trabajadores llevan cuatro años o más en paro 2015-08-04 spain

El País (03.08.2015) Los que llevan más tiempo en paro todavía no se benefician de la recuperación económica. Según la encuesta de población activa (EPA), hay 1,2 millones de trabajadores que no han tenido empleo alguno en los últimos cuatro años o más.

Unemployment, Inequalities economic crisis, published http://economia.elpais.com/economia/2015/08/02/actualidad/1438541164_733483.html monitor
Italy PM defends labour reforms as jobless rate rises 2015-08-04 italy

The West Australian (31.07.2015) Italy's Prime Minister Matteo Renzi defended his labour reform programme Friday, playing down gloomy unemployment data and insisting the debt-laden country was on the right path to growth.

Employment managing reforms, published https://www.yahoo.com/news/italy-pm-defends-labour-reforms-jobless-rate-rises-1… monitor
China to expand medical insurance in bid to reform healthcare 2015-08-04 china

The Guardian (03.08.2015) President Xi Jinping’s government unveils latest step in plan to deliver universal affordable treatment to population of 1.4 billion people

Extension of coverage brics, extending coverage, published http://www.theguardian.com/world/2015/aug/02/china-medical-insurance-healthcare… monitor
Germany: Study - Restrictions on refugee healthcare cost more than free access to services 2015-08-04 germany

EurActiv (03.08.2015) Asylum seekers in Germany only have limited access to medical care, an attempt by the state to keep costs low, but a new study shows health-related costs are much lower when refugees can freely access health services.

Health insurance, Migration migration, published http://www.euractiv.com/sections/health-consumers/study-restrictions-refugee-he… monitor
Puerto Ricans Brace for Crisis in Health Care 2015-08-03 United States

The New York Times (02.28.2015) The first visible sign that the health care system in Puerto Rico was seriously in trouble was when a steady stream of doctors — more than 3,000 in five years — began to leave the island for more lucrative, less stressful jobs on the mainland.

Health published http://www.nytimes.com/2015/08/03/us/health-providers-brace-for-more-cuts-to-me… monitor
Big Data and Improving Health Care 2015-08-03 United States

Boston University (03.08.2015) Data scientist and physician team up to reduce preventable hospitalizations

Health, Information and communication technology published http://www.bu.edu/today/2015/big-data-and-improving-health-care monitor
France: Les emplois aidés, tout sauf un sésame vers un vrai poste 2015-08-03 france

Les Echos (20.07.2015) Selon l’Insee, le passage par un contrat aidé dans le secteur non marchand réduit les chances futures de trouver un emploi non aidé.

Employment published http://www.lesechos.fr/economie-france/social/021217030144-les-emplois-aides-bo… monitor
Finlande: Revenu universel et 50 ans de la sécu 2015-08-03 finland

Mediapart (30.07.2015) La Finlande prévoit d’instaurer un revenu universel. Premier pays à s’engager dans cette voie, prenons donc le temps de creuser cette idée, loin d’être si nouvelle que cela, qu’on la nomme « Revenu universel », « Revenu de base », « Revenu minimum garanti », « Revenu…

published http://blogs.mediapart.fr/blog/danielle-simonnet/300715/revenu-universel-et-50-… monitor
Mali: Protection sociale : Session bamakoise pour les mutuelles d'Afrique de l'Ouest 2015-07-31 mali

L'essort (31.07.2015) L’enjeu de la rencontre est de renforcer les capacités des acteurs sur les politiques et stratégies d’extension de la couverture sociale. Les travaux de la réunion du bureau Afrique de l’Ouest de l’Union africaine de la mutualité (UAM-Afro) ont débuté hier dans notre…

Extension of coverage extending coverage, published http://www.essor.ml/protection-sociale-session-bamakoise-pour-les-mutuelles-daf… monitor
Viet Nam: Hundreds die in work accidents 2015-07-31 vietnam

Viet Nam News (31.07.2015) Construction and machinery installation jobs are the most dangerous in the country. Together they accounted for 30 per cent of work-related accidents nationwide, according to statistics from the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs (MOLISA).

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://vietnamnews.vn/society/273812/hundreds-die-in-work-accidents.html monitor
Ghana: Social protection - National household registry to be established 2015-07-31 ghana

Pulse (31.07.2015) The Ministry of Gender Children and Social Protection will soon set up a Ghana National Household Registry (GNHR). This will help harmonise the registration of all social protection programmes in the country.

Governance and administration, Social policies & programmes managing reforms, published http://pulse.com.gh/news/social-protection-national-household-registry-to-be-es… monitor
Nigeria needs robust technology platform to provide social welfare 2015-07-31 nigeria

World Stage News (30.07.2015) Nigeria’s Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity, Dr. Clement Illoh has made case for a change in the ways of providing social security in Nigeria by deploying a more robust technology platform in view of the falling oil prices and global…

Information and communication technology published http://worldstagegroup.com/index.php?active=news&newscid=23660&catid=31 monitor
Nigeria: NSITF Awaits Buhari’s Assent to Expanded Employees Compensation Act 2015-07-31 nigeria

This Day (30.07.2015) The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF) has disclosed that it is awaiting President Muhammadu Buhari to append his signature to the amended Employee Compensation Act which will enable it expand its services from social security to social welfare.

Governance and administration, Information and communication technology managing reforms, published http://www.thisdaylive.com/articles/nsitf-awaits-buhari-s-assent-to-expanded-em… monitor
US: New Jersey legislator seeks federal loans to bail out state pensions 2015-07-30 United States

reuters.com (29.07.2015) A top New Jersey Democrat wants the federal government to create a low-interest loan program to rescue states with big public pension problems.

Pensions, Financing published http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/07/29/us-usa-new-jersey-pensions-idUSKCN0Q3… monitor
France: Le nombre d'accidents du travail et de maladies professionnelles en augmentationl 2015-07-30 france

Dossier Familial (30.07.2015) 2014, le nombre d'accidents du travail a progressé de 0,5% et celui de maladies professionnelles de 0,3%. Ces hausses, précise le rapport de gestion 2014 de la Direction des risques professionnels de l'assurance maladie suivent deux années de baisse.

Occupational accidents and diseases published http://www.dossierfamilial.com/emploi/le-nombre-d-accidents-du-travail-et-de-ma… monitor
Emploi : En Allemagne, les seniors continuent à travailler 2015-07-30 germany

Tribune de Genève (29.07.2015) En Allemagne, de plus en plus de personnes de plus de 65 ans occupent un emploi. La hausse de l'âge d'entrée en retraite explique ce phénomène, mais pas seulement.

Old-age pensions, Employment megatrends, published http://www.tdg.ch/savoirs/allemagne-seniors-continuent-travailler/story/22241233 monitor
Maroc: Assurance maladie obligatoire: Les conventions tarifaires revues avant fin 2015 2015-07-29 morocco

Aujourd'hui le Maroc (29.07.2015) Les parties concernées (ANAM, CNSS, CNOPS, prestataires privés et publics de soins) se sont engagées à signer ces nouvelles conventions avant la fin de l’année.

Health published http://www.aujourdhui.ma/maroc/societe/assurance-maladie-obligatoire-les-conven… monitor
UK: Obese people and drug users who refuse treatment could have benefits cut 2015-07-29

The Guardian (29.07.2015) David Cameron launches review by Dame Carol Black of welfare for those with drug, alcohol or obesity problems

Health published http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/jul/29/benefits-drugs-alcohol-obesity-r… monitor
South Africa moves towards universal health care, while India stagnates 2015-07-29 south africa, india

Scroll In (29.07.2015) The Modi government is yet to make its ambitious health plan public, and experts fear it will end up outsourcing care to the private sector instead of strengthening public hospitals.

Extension of coverage brics, extending coverage, published http://scroll.in/article/743011/south-africa-moves-towards-universal-health-car… monitor