Disability policy is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. The policy safeguards the rights and interests that people with disabilities have in society. Several areas are covered by this policy, including labour market policy and education policy. This page is currently being updated with additional information.
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About COVID-19: For older people, people with health conditions and health care and social services staff
Here you can read about measures, advice and restrictions that concern older people, people with health conditions, risk groups and health and social care staff. This is the third article in a series about the work of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs in response to the COVID-19 virus.
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Reforms to increase welfare in the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ areas of responsibility – the Budget Bill for 2021
In the Budget Bill for 2021, the Government presents a range of proposals in the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs’ areas of responsibility to increase welfare in Sweden. The Government’s proposals are based on an agreement between the government parties, the Centre Party and the Liberal Party.
Reforms for increased security and welfare in the Budget Bill for 2018
In the Budget Bill for 2018, the Government presents a range of proposals to increase security and welfare in Sweden. Here you can learn more about the proposals related to the areas of responsibility of the Ministry of Health and Social Affairs.