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Extending COVID-related reforms to conditional cash transfers could improve the life chances of young people in Colombia

Submitted by pmassetti on Mon, 05/17/2021 - 16:47

lse.ac.uk (10.05.2021) Like other low- and middle-income countries, Colombia introduced changes to its cash transfer programmes so as to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 crisis. But without extending and carefully redesigning these programmes, many families and young people will face a precarious future once the pandemic is over,

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colombia
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Family benefits
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Colombia: Financial assistance to the unemployed for three months

Submitted by mmarquez on Thu, 02/18/2021 - 14:19

SuperSubsidio Colombia (25.11.2020) The family compensation funds offered a financial compensation of 160,000 Colombian pesos to unemployed persons approved by decree 801 of 2020. This is a different benefit from the one the Unemployment Protection Mechanism due to Covid-19 (Decree 488 of 2020). The benefit was awarded until November 30th and was payable for three months.

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colombia
Global challenges
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Unemployment

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Colombia: Desempleados continúan con acceso a salud

Submitted by mmarquez on Mon, 06/22/2020 - 20:11

minsalud.gov.co (05.06.2020) La expedición del Decreto 800 de 2020 tiene por objetivo garantizar el flujo de recursos a las EPS y otros aseguradores, así como a hospitales e IPS privadas pero, también garantiza el aseguramiento para aquellas personas que en el marco de la Emergencia Sanitaria por Covid-19 perdieron su trabajo y en consecuencia la capacidad de pago al Sistema de Salud.

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colombia
Global challenges
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Health
Cash sickness benefits
Unemployment
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