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France: The allowance for the new school year 2020 is exceptionally increased by €100 european union, france

08.12.2020 (education.gouv.fr)

Since the circulation of the Covid19 and the health crisis, the Caisse nationale des allocations familiales (Cnaf) has put in place measures to support particularly disadvantaged families, as well as various managers of services useful to families. The back…

The back-to-school allowance (Allocation de rentrée scolaire) paid to families with the lowest incomes and school-age children has been exceptionally increased by €100 per child as part of the Government's Recovery Plan.

Family benefits, Children, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, family, poverty Published Measures summary https://www.education.gouv.fr/l-allocation-de-rentree-scolaire-305463 cambrosio
Finland: Several temporary changes to the unemployment laws extended to 31 March 2021 finland

kela.fi (21.12.2020) Several temporary changes made to the unemployment benefit laws have been extended until the end of March 2021. Self-employed persons will remain eligible for labour market subsidy payments until 31 March 2021 if their business has suffered due to the coronavirus epidemic.…

Several temporary changes made to the unemployment benefit laws have been extended until the end of March 2021. Self-employed persons will remain eligible for labour market subsidy payments until 31 March 2021 if their business has suffered due to the coronavirus epidemic. Higher exempt amounts…

Several temporary changes made to the unemployment benefit laws have been extended until the end of March 2021. Self-employed persons will remain eligible for labour market subsidy payments until 31 March 2021 if their business has suffered due to the coronavirus epidemic. Exceptions made

Employment, Extension of coverage, Covid-19 covid19, Covid19_deconfinement_measures, extending coverage, self-employed Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.kela.fi/web/en/news-archive/-/asset_publisher/lN08GY2nIrZo/content/… siha
Coronavirus Relief Package: $600 Stimulus Check, $300 Unemployment

The coronavirus relief bill extends and modifies several provisions first enacted in the CARES Act, Congress’s $2.2 trillion pandemic relief law that was passed in March. With this package, lawmakers will have responded to the coronavirus and related economic hardship with a record-setting $3…

https://taxfoundation.org/coronavirus-relief-bill-stimulus-check/ pmassetti
US: Stimulus deal is a needed lifeline for the economy, but more help will likely be needed in 2021 United States

The Washington Post (21.12.2020) The biggest concern with the bill is that the aid doesn’t last long enough

Cash transfers covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/12/21/stimulus-bill-economy/ pmassetti
This company is combining video calls with pop-up clinics to help more people get the care they need

weforum.org (06.01.2021)The use of telemedicine has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic. Start-up Carbon Health is working to make it accessible to underserved communities. Its founder says it has reduced costs by using technology to improve efficiency. His company uses pop-up clinics to deliver…

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2021/01/improving-access-telemedicine-covid19/ pmassetti
Better public health systems lessen people's need to save for emergencies | LSE Business Review

Public spending in health may allow consumers to decrease their precautionary savings and spend more, thus supporting aggregate demand, writes Valerio Ercolani

https://blogs.lse.ac.uk/businessreview/2020/12/14/better-public-health-systems-… pmassetti
How China pays for its COVID-19 medical bills china

World Economic Forum (14.12.2020) China covers the COVID-19 medical costs for all patients including domestic migrants. The payment structure is part of the country’s “wartime” governance. It also reflects the long-term institutional transformation of the Chinese healthcare system.

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/12/how-china-pays-for-its-covid-19-medical-… pmassetti
Peru: Bonus of S / 930 to the ONP pensioners will be paid from January 11 peru

El Peruano (23.12.2020) The Government published the Emergency Decree No. 137-2020, which authorizes transfers to central government entities and regional governments, for the payment of extraordinary bonus established in Law 31083, equivalent to a minimum vital remuneration (930 soles) to…

The Emergency Decree No. 137-2020 authorizes transfers to central government entities and regional governments, for the payment of extraordinary bonus established in Law 31083, equivalent to 930 soles to pensioners of the Social Security Normalization Office (ONP). The extraordinary bonus will…

The extraordinary bonus to pensioners of the Social Security Normalization Office (ONP) of S / 930, approved yesterday by the government, will begin to be paid from January 11 of next year, it will be automatic and will be paid in the same account in which the pension is deposited, together with

Old age Pensions, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://elperuano.pe/noticia/112310-bono-de-s-930-a-jubilados-de-la-onp-empezar… siha
Peru: First deposits to AFP affiliates would be before January 9 peru

El Peruano (03.12.2020) Law N ° 31068 approved on November 18 authorizes that people who have not worked on the payroll in the last 12 months will be able to withdraw up to four tax units (UIT), that is, 17,200 soles. The first deposits would be made before January 9, 2021.

Law N ° 31068 approved on November 18 authorizes that people who have not worked on the payroll in the last 12 months will be able to withdraw up to four tax units (UIT), that is, 17,200 soles. The first deposits would be made before January 9, 2021.

12/03/2020 Law N ° 31068 authorizes a retirement of pension savings of up to 17,200 soles.

 

 

The first deposits to comply with Law N ° 31068, which authorizes a retirement of pension

Old age Pensions, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://elperuano.pe/noticia/110122-primeros-depositos-a-afiliados-de-afp-seria… siha
Chile: ProVida | Second Withdrawal Request of 10% chile

ProVida (10.12.2020) All members of an AFP (contributors, non-contributors and pensioners) can request their Second Retirement withdrawal up to 10% of the total saving in their Mandatory Account, with a maximum…

All members of an AFP (contributors, non-contributors and pensioners) can request their Second Retirement withdrawal up to 10% of the total saving in their Mandatory Account, with a maximum amount of 150UF (…

Old age Pensions, Survivor, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://retiro.provida.cl/ siha
EPF i-Sinar Account 1 withdrawal: Here's everything you need to know malaysia

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has revealed full details for the i-Sinar program which will allow eligible members to make withdrawals from Account 1. The i-Sinar program was introduced to assist members who are affected by the current pandemic situation. Affected members who wish to take…

The Employees Provident Fund (EPF) has revealed full details for the i-Sinar program which will allow eligible members to make withdrawals from Account 1. The i-Sinar program was introduced to assist members who are affected by the current pandemic situation. Affected members who wish to take…

Pensions covid19 Published Measures summary https://www.soyacincau.com/2020/12/03/epf-kwsp-i-sinar-what-you-need-to-know-ho… pmassetti
US: Congress poised to pass long-awaited $900 billion Covid rescue package United States

CNNPolitics (21.12.2020) Congress is on the verge of passing a far-reaching $900 billion Covid relief package that promises to accelerate vaccine distribution and deliver much-needed aid to small businesses hit hard by the pandemic, Americans who have lost their jobs during the economic upheaval…

Employment, Cash transfers covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://edition.cnn.com/2020/12/21/politics/stimulus-deal-votes/index.html pmassetti
Research Projects on COVID-19 and Long-Term Care – Resources to support community and institutional Long-Term Care responses to COVID-19

ltccovid.org - 2020 "If you're doing research on COVID-19 & Long-Term Care it may be useful to see what others are doing! Here's a searchable international database of projects (a bit UK biased, but hopefully we'll get information from more projects in other countries soon!) "

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19 https://ltccovid.org/completed-or-ongoing-research-projects-on-covid-19-and-lon… pmassetti
Cyprus: Support for Independent Employees cyprus

Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance (09.12.2020) The Ministry announces that the Special Plans implemented in November 2020 continues for December 2020. Support for Independent Employees was also decided to continue supporting certain categories of self-employed persons who are…

The Ministry announces that the Special Plans implemented in November 2020 continues for December 2020. Support for Independent Employees was also decided to continue supporting certain categories of self-employed persons who are significantly affected by the pandemic, such as photographers,…

Support for Independent Employees

Employment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, extending coverage, self-employed Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy/post/%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%BF%CE%AF%C… siha
Cyprus: Very Small Business Support cyprus

Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance (09.12.2020) The Ministry announces that the Special Plans implemented in November 2020 continues for December 2020. Very Small Business Support subsidizes 100% of the employees for enterprises that employ up to three (3 ) employees, especially for…

The Ministry announces that the Special Plans implemented in November 2020 continues for December 2020. Very Small Business Support subsidizes 100% of the employees for enterprises that employ up to three (3 ) employees, especially for Business Plans in Full Suspension or related companies, 100…

Very Small Business Support

Employment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy/post/%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%BF%CE%AF%C… siha
Cyprus: Business / Employee Support for Certain Economic Activities Europe , cyprus

Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance (09.12.2020) Businesses and workers in certain economic activities, such as workers in photographers, day care centers, banquet halls and other affected economic activities, the Special Plan for Businesses for Certain Economic Activities can be…

Businesses and workers in certain economic activities, such as workers in photographers, day care centers, banquet halls and other affected economic activities, the Special Plan for Businesses for Certain Economic Activities can be provided to 50% of employees provided that turnover has been…

Business / Employee Support for Certain Economic Activities

Employment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage, self-employed, youth employment Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy/post/%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%BF%CE%AF%C… siha
Cyprus: Support for Businesses / Employees under mandatory full suspension Europe , cyprus

Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance (09.12.2020) The Support of Businesses / Employees that are under mandatory full suspension based on the Decrees issued by the Minister of Health are implemented additional Special Plans for the period from 1 November 2020 to 31 December 2020 or…

The Support of Businesses / Employees that are under mandatory full suspension based on the Decrees issued by the Minister of Health are implemented additional Special Plans for the period from 1 November 2020 to 31 December 2020 or depending on the period of validity of the Decrees of the…

For the Support of Businesses / Employees that are under mandatory full suspension based on the Decrees issued by the Minister of Health as well as companies whose activities an

Employment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy/post/%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%BF%CE%AF%C… siha
Cyprus: Support for the Tourism Industry and Businesses / Employees Related to the Tourism Industry Europe , cyprus

Ministry of Labor, Welfare and Social Insurance (09.12.2020) The Ministry announces that the implementation of the Special Plans implemented in November 2020 continues for December 2020. The Special Plan of Hotel Units and Tourist Accommodations and the Special Plan of Economic Activities…

The Ministry announces that the implementation of the Special Plans implemented in November 2020 continues for December 2020. The Special Plan of Hotel Units and Tourist Accommodations and the Special Plan of Economic Activities Related to the Tourism Industry are valid for the period from 1…

Support for the Tourism Industry and Businesses / Employees Related to the Tourism Industry

Employment, Extension of coverage, Cash transfers, Covid-19 covid19, Emergency grants, extending coverage Proposition_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.coronavirus.mlsi.gov.cy/post/%CE%B1%CE%BD%CE%B1%CE%BA%CE%BF%CE%AF%C… siha
Croatia: Stop COVID-19 application now works cross-border croatia, european union

Government of the Republic of Croatia (19.11.2020) Cross-border data exchange between the Croatian Stop COVID-19 application and official applications of other EU member states has been established. This makes Croatia the seventh EU country in a row, along with Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy,…

Cross-border data exchange between the Croatian Stop COVID-19 application and official applications of other EU member states has been established. This makes Croatia the seventh EU country in a row, along with Denmark, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Latvia and Spain, which exchanges "infected keys"…

Cross-border data exchange between the Croatian Stop COVID-19 application and official applications of other EU member states has been established. This is the result of decisions and recommendations of the European Commission and the technical and

ICT, Mobile technologies, Interoperability, Data management, Covid-19 covid19, data management, interoperability, mobile technologies Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published Measures summary https://www.koronavirus.hr/najnovije/aplikacija-stop-covid-19-od-sada-funkcioni… siha
[Report] Shelter from the Storm: The global need for universal social protection in times of COVID-19

Oxfam (15.12.2020) As 2020 draws to a close, the economic devastation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic shows no sign of abating. Without urgent action, global poverty and inequality will deepen dramatically. Hundreds of millions of people have already lost their jobs, gone further into debt or…

covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://policy-practice.oxfam.org.uk/publications/shelter-from-the-storm-the-gl… pmassetti
Protecting people's health: the Council and the European Parliament agree provisionally on the EU4Health programme for 2021-2027 european union

europa.eu (15.11.2020) The German presidency of the Council and the European Parliament reached a provisional deal on the EU4Health programme for 2021-2027. With a budget of EUR 5.1 billion, the new reinforced programme provides a strong basis for Union action in the health field based on…

Published_SS_Monitor https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2020/12/15/protecting-p… pmassetti
Universal health coverage: pandemic boosts digital health

weforum.org  (11.11.2020) COVID-19 has accelerated global efforts to deliver digital healthcare. The move towards value-based healthcare could facilitate universal health coverage and aid post-pandemic recovery. Millions of people living in poverty could benefit directly from new model.

covid19, universal health care Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor, Published_DIGITAL_Eco_Obs_MONITOR https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2020/12/shift-to-digital-during-pandemic-could-e… pmassetti
Rich countries’ support for children ‘totally inadequate’: UN report

un.org (10.12.2020) The UN Children’s Fund, UNICEF, slams the levels of financial support for children allocated by high-income countries during the pandemic as totally inadequate, in a child poverty report issued on Friday.

Children covid19 Published_SS_Monitor_covid19, Published_SS_Monitor https://news.un.org/en/story/2020/12/1079772 pmassetti
China planning new policies to take on ageing population: state media china

(24.11.2020) China is planning to include new measures to encourage more births and address its rapidly aging population as part of its new 2021-2025 “five-year plan”, state media reported on Monday.

Published_SS_Monitor https://nypost.com/2020/11/24/china-planning-new-policies-to-take-on-ageing-pop… pmassetti
China to tap elderly population in bid to tackle looming demographic crisis, boost economy china

South China Morning Post (29.11.2020) China is planning policies to boost the economic contribution of its elderly citizens, including improving their use of technology In 2019, 12.6 per cent of China’s population was aged 65 or above and that group will hit 300 million by 2025, official data…

Proposition_SS_Monitor https://www.scmp.com/economy/article/3111657/china-tap-elderly-population-bid-t… pmassetti