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How the poorest can get healthcare ? – The example of opticals

Reducing the health access inequities is one of the aims of the governments. In the past few years, more and more people have declared they have to restrain their healthcare spending, especially the poorest one.

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Precariousness, isolation and housing conditions : the deep weakness of the elderly

The recent national debate about old age dependence has highlighted that the elderly often need several types of help. Thus, this is important to consider the capacity to do everyday life tasks to evaluate the loss of autonomy. But it’s … Continue reading

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The beneficiaries of the RSA hardly note its advantages

Twenty years after the RMI (Minimum Income Benefit) was created, the RSA (Low Income Benefit) was supposed to improve the previous RMI specifically in terms of unemployment and poverty. This new mechanism is based on a benefit paid as a … Continue reading

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Social housing, a shelter for single-parent families

On January 1st 2009, France had 4.4 million units of social housing, an increase by 1% compared to 2008. This increase has been rather steady for the last 10 years. In the same time, the housing turnover has been reduced: … Continue reading

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A survey among welfare services – The young, the elderly and housing problems : three priorities for social action

In 2007, in Metropolitan France, 8 million people, 13.4% of the country population, could be considered as “financially” poor. In 2006, 3.6 million households, 14% of the total number of households, lived in bad housing conditions. In early 2009, more … Continue reading

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