News tagged with safety net

Age not the equalizer once thought

A common assumption about the aging is that the inequities they may have experienced earlier in life—be they economic, health-related or social—dissolve or are diminished with age and programs such as ...

Jun 10, 2015
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Universal healthcare vital to fight inequality: WHO

The head of the World Health Organization on Tuesday described universal healthcare as a powerful tool to fight inequality, hailing countries such as Singapore, which last month introduced a safety net for the poor and elderly.

Feb 10, 2015
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Big gap looms for poor in Obama health care law

(AP)—President Barack Obama's historic promise of health insurance for nearly all U.S. residents looks unlikely to be fulfilled as envisioned—with nearly two in three uninsured low-income people who would ...

Jul 01, 2013
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