01/03/2018 03:33 PM

The International Social Security Association (ISSA) launches the first ever global campaign to improve safety, health and wellbeing at work. The campaign aims to engage companies worldwide to systematically cut down on occupational accidents and diseases by investing in a healthy and motivated workforce.

30/11/2017 12:52 AM

Ninety years ago, the International Social Security Association was created.

30/11/2017 12:49 AM

The Government has started piloting a Children First Software (CFS) application that will provide a database of the vulnerable people in the country in order for them to receive support from their households as opposed to being institutionalised in centers. Minister of Community Development and Social Services Emerine Kabanshi says the Government will next year implement the CFS program and share it with other regional countries in an effort to end institutionalisation of the underprivileged people in communities and children on the streets.

30/11/2017 12:45 AM

Europe’s credibility hinges on national leaders agreeing social legislation that applies across the bloc, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said on Friday (17 November) at a summit with leaders from EU countries in Gothenburg, Sweden.

30/11/2017 12:40 AM

Egypt is about to offer all of its citizens health insurance for the first time in the North African country’s history. Prime Minister Sherif Ismail approved on Wednesday a new comprehensive health insurance bill after meeting with the Minister of Health, Ahmed Emad, to review final details of the law.

30/11/2017 12:36 AM

The government needs to spend 3.8 per cent of the GDP on health to meet the goal of universal health coverage (UHC).

30/11/2017 12:34 AM

The Social Security Organisation (Socso) has brought some good news for 328,056 recipients, who will receive a raise in their pensions at a minimum rate of RM475 under the Employment Injury Scheme and Invalidity Scheme backdated to Sept 1.

Vision Zero – ISSA launches global campaign for zero accidents, diseases and harm at work

ISSA celebrates 90 years of excellence in social security administration: 1927–2017

Zambia: Government to pilot a Children First Software (CFS) application

EU: ‘Let’s do our work’ on social policy, Juncker tells member states

Egypt is about to launch Universal Health Coverage

India: Government must spend 3.8% GDP on health to meet UHC goal

Malaysia: Social responsibility in action