11/04/2019 03:49 PM

Malaysia's Employees Provident Fund (EPF) is too heavily invested in the domestic market so any move to raise its foreign exposure will help to diversify investments and boost returns, fund managers say.

11/04/2019 03:31 PM

New rules aim to ensure access to social security for EU workers who have moved to a different EU country, while fairly distributing obligations among member states.

09/04/2019 08:56 AM

Universal health coverage and social protection are key pillars to eradicate poverty and inequality, objectives that cut across all dimensions of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals agenda. Social security institutions play a key role in reaching this objective.

04/04/2019 09:37 PM

Dr Sukhum Karnchanapimai, Permanent Secretary of Ministry of Public Health and chairman of the essential drug and medical supply procurement planning committee, announced improved access to medicine as one of the key achievements of the Universal Coverage Scheme (UCS) managed by the National Health Security Office (NHSO).

04/04/2019 09:16 PM

Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III welcomed the signing into law of the Occupational Safety and Health Standards (OSHS) bill, which he said is expected to minimize work-related deaths and accidents.

30/03/2019 06:13 PM

Do you work in a social security institution in the field of prevention of occupational risks? Do you want to innovate, design and apply prevention strategies? To exchange experiences and solutions on these important issues, join this ISSA Academy workshop and tap into the expertise of the ISSA and its member organizations.

27/03/2019 10:43 AM

To end poverty, ensure social protection for all and make good on international commitments made in 2015, countries around the world have been urged at a ministerial-level conference at the International Labour Organization to take five actions towards universal social protection.

22/03/2019 11:03 AM

The International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates that 164 million people are migrant workers – a rise of 9 per cent since 2013, when they numbered 150 million.

Malaysia’s EPF mulls higher foreign exposure, fund managers welcome move

Fairer and clearer rules on social benefits for EU mobile workers agreed

Reaching universal health coverage

Access to costly drugs benefited over 30,000 Thais and saved billions in 2018, highest in eight years.

Philippines: DOLE chief welcomes workplace safety law

ISSA Academy workshop: Prevention of occupational risks

Countries urged to act on universal social protection

New figures show 164 million people are migrant workers