HCM City adopts poverty measures Society

HCM City adopts poverty measures

The HCM City People's Council has recently approved adoption of a multi-dimensional poverty measure in the city's 2016-20 poverty reduction programme.
Multidimensional poverty to be re-measured in 2015 Society

Multidimensional poverty to be re-measured in 2015

From 2015 onwards, the measure for poverty will comprise five factors, including living conditions, access to education and health care, access to information, and access to insurance and social assistance, instead of the previous measure of income levels.
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