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Ghana: On Updates To Ghana’s Enhanced Response To The Coronavirus Pandemic

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presidency.gov.gh (05.04.2020) The Ghana Water Company Ltd and the Electricity Company of Ghana have been directed to ensure the stable supply of water and electricity. Government will absorb the water bills for all Ghanaians for the next three months, i.e. April, May and June. All water tankers, publicly and privately-owned, are also going to be mobilised to ensure the supply of water to all vulnerable communities.

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Ghana’s pensions regulator is working to ensure about 11m informal sector workers have pension schemes

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 Pulse Nigeria (07.05.2019) The National Pensions Regulatory Authority (NPRA) has said that it is putting measures in place to ensure that Ghanaians working in the informal sector are able to access a pension scheme.

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ghana
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Ghana: Stakeholder consultative meeting discusses revised Social Protection Bill - Graphic Online

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Graphic Online (07.12.2018) The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection, has held a stakeholders’ consultative meeting with the private sector and state-owned institutions, to discuss how to improve on, and facilitate the passage of the revised Social Protection (SP) Bill, 2018

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ghana
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Ghana: Gender Ministry Hints Social Protection Law In The Offing

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modernghana (25.09.2018) The Ministry of Gender, Children and Social Protection has outlined preparations by the government to pass Social Protection law by 2019 to facilitate inclusive development and reduce poverty.

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Ghana: Future Of Pensions: The Mega Trends

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modernghana.com (22.08.2018) It is the first time in the history of humanity where all five generations are living together. This is good news, however, it comes with its own challenges. One such challenge is the provision of social security for the citizenry. This article looks at three megatrends (demography, globalization and technology) - that will have an impact on pension provision in the future.

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ghana
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Pensions
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Ghana: Thinking outside the box gives public insurance scheme a huge boost

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ILO (14.08.2018) Ghana’s National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) has an ambitious goal: to achieve universal health coverage. However, the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) realized that its membership had plateaued at about 40 per cent of the population a few years ago and has remained unchanged to date. In addition, the NHIS, like many national health schemes, faces financial challenges, with a limited ability to raise additional funding through taxation or other revenue sources. All money flowing through the NHIA for claims or operations must therefore be wisely spent.

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ghana
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Health promotion
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Design Thinking for the Public Sector

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Impact Insurance (dec 2017) Since May 2017, the ILO´s Impact Insurance Facility has been working in partnership with the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) in Ghana. The project aims to expand population coverage of the National Health Insurance Scheme by designing a simplified user-friendly digital renewal process.

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ghana
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Health insurance
E-services
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Service delivery
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Service delivery
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Ghana: HESAG to participate in XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work

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Ghana News Agency (30.08.2017) A three member team from Health and Safety Ghana (HESAG), Ghana’s premiere health and safety think tank would be participating in the 2017 XXI World Congress on Safety and Health at Work in Singapore from September 3 to 6.

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ghana
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Occupational accidents and diseases

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