Phnom Penh—Through the effective implementation of social security schemes in 2018, the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training received ASSA Recognition Award for good service provision for health care.
The ASSA Recognition Award above was provided in the 35th summit of ASEAN Social Security Association on the 4th Industrial Revolution and Development of ASEAN Social Security Sectors to be held on 18-20 September 2018 in Vietnam.
H.E. Ouk Samvithyea, Delegate of the Royal Government in charge as Director of the National Social Security Fund, said that NSSF will carry on strengthening and extending the implementation of social security scheme on Occupational Risk and urging the implementation of Health Care Scheme for public employees and workers as well as striving to launch Pension Scheme for workers and Occupational Risk Scheme for public employees in 2019.
NSSF has registered public employees, former civil servants, and veterans amounted to estimated 300,000—204,084 public employees, 55,222 former civil servants, and 54,770 veterans.
In present, public employees, former civil servants, and veterans who are the NSSF member have accessed health care services amounted to 258,511 cases/times in the health facilities signed the agreement with NSSF.
He mentioned the above-description in the event for distributing 114,547 membership cards and disseminating the policy implementation of social security schemes to civil servants and contract officials of the Ministry of Education, Youth, and Sport. This event was joined by leaders and officials who represent their institutions and organizations of the ministry concerned amounted to approximately 500 participants to be held in the meeting hall of the ministry concerned on Monday morning of 31 December 2018.
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.
It certified that so far NSSF has gained two awards—1) ASSA Recognition Award for its achievement in the implementation of social security scheme on Occupational Risk with high effectiveness on 10 November 2015 in the 32nd ASSA summit in Singapore; 2) ASSA Recognition Award for its achievement in the implementation of social security scheme on Health Care with high effectiveness on 24 November 2015 in the 32nd ASSA summit in Philippine.