Events

Cross-Country Learning on ICT for Social Protection

19 September 2016 to 21 September 2016
Seoul
Republic of Korea

Investing in ICT for social protection is crucial, particularly for developing countries. ICT can improve service delivery, especially to the under-served because it can help identify and target beneficiaries better. It can enable countries to manage their social protection programs better because it facilitates delivery of basic services. 

Program and Learning Materials: 
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
19 Sep 2016 Session 1: Opening Welcome Remarks Dr. Soonman Kwon, Chief of Health Sector, ADB
19 Sep 2016 Session 1: Opening Integrating IT in Social Protection Programs
Many social protection programs across Asia remain fragmented, lack transparency and accountability, and suffer from lack of strategic development...
Sri Wening Handayani
19 Sep 2016 Session 1: Opening Setting Expectations and Introduction of Participants Michael Stahl
19 Sep 2016 Session 2: ICT Applications for Social Protection in Developing Countries Key Challenges When Setting up Integrated Management Information Systems for Social Protection in Developing Countries
A management information system (MIS) is more than just a database. It also captures, transmits, manages and analyzes data. In social...
Richard Chirchir
19 Sep 2016 Session 2: ICT Applications for Social Protection in Developing Countries Benazir Income Support Program-Challenges and Opportunities
The Benazir Income Support Program (BISP) is Pakistan's social safety net. It maintains a database of the socio-economic status of the country...
19 Sep 2016 Session 3: Integrated Approach for Social Pension Systems in Korea focusing on Use of Information Technologies Public Pension Schemes in Korea
Reforms in pension systems are difficult to implement. Ensuring universal coverage, adequate benefits, and sustainability using a single ...
Yun Suk-myung
19 Sep 2016 Session 3: Integrated Approach for Social Pension Systems in Korea focusing on Use of Information Technologies Integration of Social Insurance Information Systems in Korea
The Republic of Korea has four major social insurance programs. It implemented a two-step process that integrated the information systems...
Seok-Yong Yoon
19 Sep 2016 Session 4: Investing in ICT for Social Protection ICT Challenges and Opportunities for Social Protection Delivery in Sri Lanka
In Sri Lanka, ICT is used in various social protection programs.  It is applied in the registration of pensions, payment management, ...
19 Sep 2016 Session 4: Investing in ICT for Social Protection ICT Challenges and Opportunities for Social Protection Delivery in Nepal
In Nepal, several obstacles hinder investments on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) for social protection. Data, for one...
Kewal Prasad Bhandari
19 Sep 2016 Session 4: Investing in ICT for Social Protection ICT Challenges and Opportunities for Social Protection Delivery in Indonesia
Indonesia has been using a unique electronic identification system since 2012. Each citizen has a unique identifaction number.  This...
Harry Hikmat
19 Sep 2016 Session 4: Investing in ICT for Social Protection ICT Applications for Social Protection Delivery: Examples in Mongolia, Nepal, and Vietnam
Mongolia, Nepal, and Viet Nam differ in their use of ICT for social protection services. Mongolia has extensively used ICT: It has issued...
Michelle Domingo
19 Sep 2016 Session 5: National Identity Programs for Social Protection Programs ID Management System in Thailand: NERS
In Thailand, the ICT Network for Social Development Association (INSDA) facilitates the use of ICT for social protection. Members of this...
19 Sep 2016 Session 5: National Identity Programs for Social Protection Programs National Identification Policy and System in Korea: Lessons Learned and Future Endeavors
The Resident Registration System in Korea plays a huge role in the provision of government support and services in the country. At birth...
Sang-Baek Chris Kang
19 Sep 2016 Session 6: Example from the Health Sector- Information Systems for National Health Insurance and the Health Sector ICT and ID Management in the Health Sector
The use of ICT in the health sector significantly boosts delivery of health services and enables safer health care. ICT, along with unique...
Susann Roth
19 Sep 2016 Session 6: Example from the Health Sector- Information Systems for National Health Insurance and the Health Sector NHI and ICT in Korea
Korea has been implementing a national ID system since the 1960s. This presentation shares how this system has evolved in the country...
Soonman Kwon
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
20 Sep 2016 Session 7: National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) Integrated Collection Management System of Four Social Insurance Contributions in Korea
Social insurance in Korea was not integrated at first. Four ministries used to manage the country's four types of social insurance, but economic...
Department of International Relations and Cooperation National Health Insurance Service
20 Sep 2016 Session 8: Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service The National Health Insurance Big Data in Korea
In South Korea, the National Health Insurance Service (NHIS) offers a platform that integrates all health related data from the country's...
Hwa-yeon Lee
Date Session / Activity Presentation Material Speaker(s)
21 Sep 2016 Session 9: Integration of Various ID Applications Digital ID in Driving Social Protection - Learning from India
To effectively deliver social protection schemes, organizations have to deal with policy and technology challenges, as well as difficulties...
21 Sep 2016 Investing in ICT for Social Protection (Video 1) Investing in ICT for Social Protection (video 1)
Various stakeholders from Asia and the Pacific share their insights on the importance of investing in ICT for social protection. ICT, they...
21 Sep 2016 Investing in ICT for Social Protection (Video 2) Investing in ICT for Social Protection (video 2)
Countries need to invest in ICT for social protection now because it will greatly improve public service delivery, especially to the underserved...

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