Informal economy resources

March 2005

  1. Address to the Planning Meeting on Gender and Business Development in the Informal Economy in Thailand

    11 March 2005

    by Ms Christine Evans-Klock, Director of ILO Subregional Office for East Asia

January 2005

  1. Training programme on management of a gender sensitive health micro-insurance schemes (HMIS) in the Philippines: Facilitator's guide

    01 January 2005

    This guide is developed to serve as reference for anyone who will be involved in organizing and conducting training programme on management of a gender sensitive health micro-insurance scheme int the Philippines. It has three parts: part I presents the training programme design; part II provides guidelines in the preparation for the training; and part III spells out the guide in facilitating each module of the training programme.

  2. Health micro-insurance schemes: Feasibility study guide

    01 January 2005

    This Guide is designed primarily for local organizations that manage a health insurance scheme. It distinguishes between schemes based on the members’ active participation in management and those that do not provide for such participation.

October 2004

  1. Case studies of community-based health insurance schemes in the Philippines

    01 October 2004

    The document presents studies on three health micro-insurance schemes, namely, ORT Health Plus Programme in San Fernando, La Union; the NOVADECI Health Care Programme in Novaliches, Quezon City and BICAO Investment Care and Administration Organization in Carmen, Bohol.

December 2003

  1. National Statistical Coordination Board Resolution No. 16 Series of 2003

    12 December 2003

    Adopting a set of criteria for identifying the informal sector

November 2003

  1. Extending social protection through health micro-insurance schemes to women in the informal economy: Gender strategy

    01 November 2003

    This paper seeks to present possible strategies for ILO in extending social protection to women and men in the informal economy in the Philippines through gender-responsive health micro-insurance schemes.

February 2003

  1. Infrastructure for rural productivity enhancement sector

    13 February 2003

    The INFRES Project covers 41 provinces and 779 municipalities and cities, and is implemented in nine regions in the Philippines.

January 2003

  1. Training for rural economic empowerment (TREE): Some success stories

    01 January 2003

  2. Strategies and Tools Against Social Exclusion and Poverty (STEP)

    01 January 2003

    The STEP project aimed to provide better quality of life to informal economy workers and their families through better access to health care.

November 2002

  1. Adaptation of an official definition on the informal sector

    06 November 2002

    National Statistical Coordination Board Resolution No. 15 Series of 2002