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The global community has witnessed in recent years China's unparalleled achievements in building universal health-care coverage. As a result of the 850 billion Chinese Yuan (CNY) health-care...
Social security institutions in the Asia and Pacific region are innovating in the design and scope of their programmes in response to complex social and economic transformation, and significant...
For the first time in the history of the Commonwealth of Australia, a national scheme of disability services is being introduced. The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) will aim to...
The term "retirement age" defines the legal age when a worker must mandatorily leave the labour force. The term "pensionable age" is the legal age when a worker first becomes eligible for an...
In June 2012, the International Labour Conference voted on an historic Recommendation for social protection floors, which will support the extension of social protection coverage and the...
Rwanda is known for its remarkable success story in extending access to health care to its entire population. This process took an important further step in July 2011 with the introduction of...
On average, OECD countries are currently spending almost 10 per cent of the gross domestic product (GDP) on health. In the future, health spending will be a greater part of the economy than it...
As social security schemes are impacted by the combined pressures of short-term fiscal constraints and long-term demographic changes, the critical contribution of actuaries to the sustainable...
Accurately-targeted and objective-driven use of information and communication technology (ICT) is increasingly essential to the capability of social security institutions to deliver better...
Demographic changes, financing challenges, unequal access to social security by different categories of the population as well as institutional inefficiencies all combined to convince...

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