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Republic of Korea: Job maintenance cost loan project

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 17:10

The Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.07.2020) The Ministry of Employment and Labor and the Korea Labor Welfare Corporation announced that they will accept the loan maintenance project for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) with no financial resources due to the temporary management difficulties following the spread of Corona 19.

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Republic of Korea: Newly established an Emergency livelihood fund loan program for construction workers

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:50

Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.03.2020) Construction workers are being hit hard by the spread of Covid-19 due to delayed contracts and construction suspensions. Zero-interest loans will be provided to construction workers from mid-April to help their livelihoods, with individual loans capped at KRW 2 million.

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Unemployment
Employment of young workers
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Republic of Korea: Emergency livelihood aid for Workers on unpaid leave

Submitted by siha on Thu, 07/30/2020 - 16:43

Ministry of Employment and Labor (30.03.2020) ‘Special Regional Employment Support Aid' will be given to 100 thousand workers, at the rate of KRW 500 thousand a month / ‘Emergency Welfare Aid’ of an average of KRW 650 thousand a month (for a month+α) will be provided.

17 administrative regions will provide 100 thousand workers on unpaid leave with monthly emergency livelihood aid of KRW 500,000 for up to two months, starting April.

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Unemployment
Cash transfers
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S. Korea: NPS operated community treatment centers and temporary housing

Submitted by cambrosio on Fri, 06/19/2020 - 09:42

mohw.go.kr (12.03.2020)

At the outset of the virus infection, Daegu saw the largest increase in the number of confirmed cases of COVID-19. Therefore, NPS offered its facilities to be used as community treatment centers and was entrusted by Central Disaster Management Headquarters with the management of Gyeonggi International 2 Community Treatment Center that hosted patients from abroad that have relatively mild symptoms.

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Covid19: The experience of the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS)

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 06/16/2020 - 12:09

Article provided by the National Pension Service of Korea (NPS) 
This article analyze the measures taken to overcome the COVID19 pandemic via preemptive crisis management system and inter-organizational cooperation

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Governance and administration
Human resources management

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Development of Nationwide Electronic Health Record (ΝEHR): An international survey - ScienceDirect

Submitted by rruggia on Tue, 06/02/2020 - 07:27

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  • Private vendors׳ involvement does not depend on who has the responsibility of the EHR system development.
  • Private vendors׳ involvement can be found in all phases of the EHR system development.
  • Indicates the necessity of more efforts to be made for the integration of Standards, for enhancing interoperability.
  • Identifies which Standards supported by EHR system in operation worldwide.

 

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Health
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