Friday, April 12, 2019
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Part Two: Bridging the gap in social protection and socioeconomic policies in Asean

OPINION: IN Southeast Asia in the meantime, the Thaksin universal health care initiative has also gained wider acceptance in some countries, in Indonesia and the Philippines in particular. Social protection has also become a major Asean theme since 2007, when the Asean Charter was adopted. Thus, there has been a proliferation of social protection programs being bandied around or being proposed, with the World Bank and ADB coming in now as the social protection champions. Read More