Communication

Viet Nam: Campaign to maintain social insurance levels amidst loss of jobs

Submitted by mmarquez on Tue, 07/28/2020 - 11:50

vccinews.com (15.06.2020) In the context of a drop in the number of persons insured to the complusory social insurance system, Viet Nam Social Security took steps to address this. This resulted in an increase of the number of people buying voluntary social insurance increased as the VSS cooperated with the Vietnam Post Office for the first time to launch the “Universal Social Insurance” Month across the nation May 23, 2020. Two days later (May 23 and 24), 30,017 people bought voluntary social insurance and 4,734 more people bought household health insurance.

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Morocco: The Ministry of Health is launching its digital community platform for health professionals

Submitted by siha on Fri, 06/26/2020 - 16:59

The Ministry of Health (30.03.2020) The Ministry of Health is launching its digital community platform for health professionals from both the public and private sectors "Sante connect": This new application, available on Android and IOS, aims to create a new dynamic of strictly channeled communication with health professionals, with a view to allowing them real-time access to news and medical training.

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morocco
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Health
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Iceland: An internet chat with nurses will be available every day from 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.

Submitted by siha on Fri, 06/26/2020 - 14:34

Ministry of Health (28.05.2020) The health authority aims to ensure that citizens have access to counseling and guidance on the health system through an online chat on www.heilsuvera.is every day of the week from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. The Minister of Health has accepted the Agency's proposal in this regard and has decided to grant ISK 30 million on an annual basis for the project for two years.

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iceland
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Health
ICT
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Canada: National disability organizations receive additional funding to support and enhance accessible  communications and engagement activities related to the COVID-19 pandemic

Submitted by siha on Wed, 06/17/2020 - 15:23

Canada.ca (06.06.2020) The Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Disability Inclusion, announced an additional $1.1 million in funding to support national disability organizations through the Social Development Partnership Program - Disability Component to enhance their communications and engagement activities to better address the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on persons with disabilities.

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canada
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Disability
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Measuring Financial Literacy - OECD

Submitted by siha on Fri, 08/10/2018 - 10:31

Measuring Financial Literacy

Assessing the levels of financial literacy in the population is a key component of a successful national strategy for financial education, enabling policy makers to identify gaps and design appropriate responses. International comparisons increase the value of such an assessment by enabling countries to benchmark themselves with other countries. Where similar patterns are identified across countries, national authorities can work together to find common methods for improving financial literacy within their respective populations.

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National curriculum in England: citizenship programmes

Submitted by iha on Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:54

National curriculum in England

The national curriculum is a set of subjects and standards used by primary and secondary schools so children learn the same things. It covers what subjects are taught and the standards children should reach in each subject.

Citizenship programmes in  the national curriculum cover income and expenditure, credit and debt, insurance, savings and pensions, financial products and services, and how public money is raised and spent

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united kingdom
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Social Security Education Program

Submitted by iha on Fri, 07/27/2018 - 11:34

The Social Security Education Program is developed in Uruguay since 2007.

The Program incorporates thematic axes related to Social Security as a compulsory subject in the curricula of study of the education plans of all the public and private centers of the country.

Education materials are available on the website.

- Student's book 'Growing together'

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uruguay
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Communication
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Global Business Network for Social Protection Floors: Leading multinationals highlight importance of social protection

Submitted by fabbri on Thu, 10/26/2017 - 15:29

ILO (24.10.2017) Representatives of more than a dozen multinational enterprises met in Geneva to highlight the importance of investment in social protection floors for growth in emerging markets.

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Politique nationale de protection sociale au Burkina Faso : Des acteurs s’outillent pour améliorer la qualité des informations et documents produits

Submitted by monitor on Thu, 08/10/2017 - 11:21

lefaso.net (26.07.2017) La mise en œuvre réussie de la Politique nationale de protection sociale requiert le renforcement des capacités des différents acteurs impliqués. Conscient de cela, le secrétariat permanent du Conseil national pour la protection sociale organise un séminaire de formation au profit d’une quarantaine de participants issus des Organisations non gouvernementales et Associations de développement du domaine.

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burkina faso
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Communication
Social assistance