09/07/2021 11:15 AM

First of its kind regional study highlights policy readiness of Association of Southeast Asian Nations to green their economies and areas where additional policies are required to capture full potential of shift towards green jobs and a just transition.

16/06/2021 03:55 PM

World leaders and representatives from governments, workers’ and employers’ organizations will speak at the virtual International Labour Conference World of Work Summit that will take place 17–18 June.

15/06/2021 07:55 PM

On the tenth anniversary of the adoption of the Domestic Workers’ Convention, the COVID-19 pandemic has exposed continued vulnerabilities of domestic workers in the labour market.

15/06/2021 04:30 PM

A new ILO report estimates that between 2017 and 2019 the number of people migrating for work internationally increased from 164 to 169 million.

25/05/2021 02:00 PM

Dr Kidong Park, WHO Representative in Vietnam, has granted an exclusive interview to the Vietnam News Agency on the Vietnamese government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic and WHO’s support for Vietnam in the effort.

19/05/2021 04:27 PM

Telemedicine is a discipline that involves the use of information and communication technology (ICT) to provide remote medical services. Health-care professionals can use it to carry out prevention activities and those related to the diagnosis, treatment and monitoring of health-care system users, in particular those who are unable to seek care in person.

12/05/2021 02:10 PM

The novel coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has been defined as the new occupational disease of the decade and suggested to be recognized worldwide since the early phases of the pandemic. The importance of occupational diseases includes their direct relation with working life and preventability. In addition, the legal aspect of occupational diseases entitles workers to compensation, which is recognized by insurance institutions.

10/05/2021 08:40 AM

On October 15, 2018, the Government issued Decree No. 143/2018/ND-CP detailing the Law on Social Insurance and the Law on Occupational Safety and Health on compulsory social insurance for employees who are foreign workers in Vietnam. After 2 years, the total number of FDI enterprises participating in social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance and the total revenue of social insurance, health insurance and unemployment insurance from FDI enterprises have increased significantly.

Further policy strengthening required for green jobs to meet full ASEAN potential

World leaders to address ILO’s World of Work Summit

10 years on, domestic workers still fight for equality and decent work

Global labour migration increases by five million

WHO closely monitors ongoing pandemic outbreak in Vietnam: Kidong Park

Telemedicine: Good practices from Latin America

COVID-19 being gradually recognized as a Work-Related Disease: The Current Situation Worldwide.