HSRC In The News


17 Apr 2020 | HSRC in joint venture to investigate COVID-19 impact on health workers

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, would con...

17 Apr 2020 | Netcare's Kingsway trauma unit closed after patient and staff test positive for Covid-19

Netcare Kingsway Hospital in Amanzimtoti, south of Durban, stopped admitting new patients on Tuesday after it emerged that staff had tested positive f...

17 Apr 2020 | Vodacom sees 40% jump in data usage as people stay at home

Mobile phone network operator Vodacom said on Thursday that data traffic on its network has jumped 40% since a nationwide lockdown began as people wor...

16 Apr 2020 | Dis-Chem store in Joburg mall closed after staff member tests positive for Covid-19

A Dis-Chem pharmacy at the Blubird Shopping Centre in Johannesburg has been closed after a staff member tested positive for Covid-19.Dis-Chem's nation...

16 Apr 2020 | How are you coping with the lockdown? HSRC wants to know

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) commenced the second part of a public perception survey on the impact of the coronavirus on South Africans....

16 Apr 2020 | HSRC, UKZN launch survey on Covid-19

Pretoria - The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R Mandela School of Medicine have launched a ...

16 Apr 2020 | Second stage of HSRC's Covid-19 study under way

Statutory research agency, the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC), has started with the second part of its public perception survey on the impact ...

16 Apr 2020 | The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) investigates impact of COVID-19 on health workers

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) (www.HSRC.ac.za), in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicin...

15 Apr 2020 | Eastern Cape deputy mayor 'spread fake news' about Covid-\-19

Polelo Mohale,  the deputy mayor of Alfred Nzo district municipality in Eastern Cape,  might find himself in hot water after he allegedly an...

15 Apr 2020 | The world will need more than one Covid-19 vaccine, GSK CEO says

The world will need more than one COVID-19 vaccine so drug companies must partner in the race to develop the weapons to fight the novel coronavirus, G...