2021 EDITION OF YEARLY KIHASA GLOBAL SOCIAL SECURITY FORUM SHEDS LIGHT ON KEY ROLE OF HEALTH PROTECTION IN TIMES OF COVID19

The 25th edition of the KIHASA Global Social Security Forum took place online on the 29th of October 2021 with the theme ‘Social Health Protection in times of the COVID-19 Crisis’, using the momentum created by the global pandemic to emphasize the importance of access to quality health care without hardship and income security in […]

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SCHOLARSHIP ANNOUNCEMENT TO ATTEND THE 2022 ITC-ILO E-LEARNING COURSE ON SOCIAL HEALTH PROTECTION – ADDRESSING INEQUITIES IN ACCESS TO HEALTH CARE

The International Labour Organization (ILO) in collaboration with CONNECT is offering a full scholarship for a candidate from the Asia Pacific region to attend the 2022 edition of the ITC-ILO e-learning course on Social Health Protection – Addressing inequities in access to Health Care. The successful applicant will be selected based on the following criteria: […]

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Regional e-Conference on extending social health protection in the Asia Pacific towards UHC – Register now!-

Happening Today!  Join us and over 200 participants and experts from across the regions for the IBC-CONNECT conference on extending social health protection towards UHC. The event will feature the launch of the first-ever regional report on social health protection systems in Asia and the Pacific. The Issue-Based Coalition (IBC) on Empowerment and Inclusion, with […]

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Mahidol University and ILO sign MOU to support the set-up of CONNECT and join efforts to strengthen Social Health Protection in Asia and the Pacific

Geneva, November 26, 2019: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sarayut Supapannachart, MD., Acting Vice President for Administration of Mahidol University, signed the MOU between Mahidol University and the International Labour Organization (ILO) represented by Mrs. Valérie Schmitt, Director ad interim, Social Protection Department of International Labour Organization. Asst. Prof. Dr. Phudit Tejativaddhana, the Director of ASEAN Institute for Health Development […]

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Regional knowledge hub -CONNECT- strengthens capacity across Asia-Pacific to promote UHC

A regional technical hub on Social Health Protection in Asia-Pacific has been launched with support from ILO, to facilitate knowledge development, capacity building and technical assistance with a goal to achieve Universal Health Coverage across the region. A pioneering association of experts and development partners in Asia Pacific, named Connect, has been developed with the […]

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Launch of specialised Master’s Degree

Mahidol University and the ILO launch specialised Master’s Program developed to advance Social Health Protection in Asia to strengthen the capacity of Social Health Protection (SHP) professionals in Asia, a Master’s Program in Primary Health Care Management and Social Health Protection has been launched at Mahidol University, Thailand.

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