Phnom Penh—The National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training prepared the event to distribute 2,469 membership cards to civil servants and contract officials of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Art so that they access medical services in the health facilities signed the agreement with NSSF. This event was held on Wednesday morning of 12 December 2018 in the meeting hall of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Art.
This event was presided over by H.E. Samrang Kamsan, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Culture and Fine Art, and H.E. Ouk Samvithyea, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director of the National Social Security Fund of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, and joined by leaders and officials who represented their institutions and organizations of the ministry amounted to approximately 100 participants.
H.E. Ouk Samvithyea said that the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) is a public administrative entity, under the technical tutelage of Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training and the financial tutelage of Ministry of Economy and Finance, was established in 2007 and launched in late 2008.
Through the proudly successful implementation of social security schemes for private sectors, so far the Royal Government trusts and authorizes NSSF as a unique operator with a view to administrate and manage social security schemes on Occupational Risk for Public Employees and on Health Care for Public Employees, Former Civil Servants, and Veterans as stipulated in Royal Kret No. NS/RKT/0217/078, dated 01 February 2017.
It highlights that the Head of Royal Government under the outstanding leadership of wisdom of Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padie Techo Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, always pays high attention to the welfare and livelihood of all public employees.
In early 2018, social security scheme on Health Care for Public Employees, Former Civil Servants, and Veterans has been launched by providing the following benefits:
- Medical care service
- Patient or victim referral service for emergency
- Corpse transportation
- Health prevention service.
He added that until now NSSF has registered public employees, former civil servants, and veterans amounted to 314,076 (204,084 public employees, 55,222 former civil servants, and 54,770 veterans) who have accessed medical care services amounted to 22,001 cases/times.
NSSF will continue strengthening and extending the implementation of social security schemes on Occupational Risk and Health Care for all workers and public employees as well as strive to launch pension scheme for workers and occupational risk scheme for public employees in 2019.