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Legal & Institution Archives - P4H Network
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Affordable Care Act
United States of America

In March 2010, President Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act into law (ACA).  This major step in health care reform had the objective to increase access to affordable health insurance in the United States of America.

Medicare and Medicaid
United States of America

Medicare and Medicaid social security amendments were passed in 1965.  This legislation is the foundation for the two health insurance programs which respectively cover persons over the age of 65 years and people with limited income.

The Social Security Act 2075 (2018)
Nepal

The Government of Nepal has framed the Contribution Based Social Security Regulations, 2018 (2075) by exercising the power conferred to it under Section 69 of the Contribution based Social Security ActThe Social Security Regulations has prescribed certain matters as...

General Health Law
Mexico

This law regulates the right to health protection that every person has according to the mandate established in the Political Constitution of the United Mexican States.The Health Law establishes the bases and modalities for access to health services and the...

The Right to Health: Triumph of the Supreme Court of Justice
The Right to Health: Triumph of the Supreme Court of Justice
Mexico

The article "Right to health, a great triumph of the Supreme Court" by Mauricio Sarmiento Chavero, published on lasillarota.com, highlights that the protection of health in Mexico has been one of the great achievements of the Supreme Court of Justice of the Nation and...

South Africa’s National Health Insurance Act
South Africa

The President of South Africa signed the National Health Insurance Act, as a landmark step towards achieving universal access to quality healthcare services in the Republic. This pivotal legislation is aligned with section 27 of the Constitution, which guarantees the...

Special Law for the constitution of the Solidarity Fund for Health
El Salvador

The purpose of the law is to establish the legal mechanisms for the financing and management of special programs for the preservation of public health and social assistance. The law that created the Solidarity Fund for Health (FOSALUD) in El Salvador emphasizes the...

Social Health Insurance(General) Regulations, 2023
Kenya

Kenya is currently undergoing a transition from the 57-year-old National Health Insurance Fund (NHIF) to the Social Health Insurance Fund (SHIF). This shift aims to ensure equitable access to healthcare services for the impoverished and those in the informal sector...