Social Aspects of Public Health


3 Dec 2018 | Statement by the HSRC and UNAIDS on a joint 2018 World AIDS Days partnership seminar on HIV drug resistance

The fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, conducted in 2017 by the Human Sciences Research Counc...

17 Jul 2018 | Launch of the South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey, 2017

Pretoria, Tuesday 17 July 2018 – The number of new HIV infections (incidence) significantly declined in 2017 when compared to findings of a simi...

10 Jul 2018 | HSRC launches National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey 2017 results

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) invites you to the launch of  its fifth National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Study (SABSSM...

1 Feb 2018 | National Tuberculosis Prevalence Survey underway

31 January 2018 | Cape Town | South Africa’s first survey to assess the incidence of tuberculosis (TB) in the country has been commissioned by t...

10 Jan 2018 | First South African study looking at HIV prevalence in transgender women contributes to global 90-90-90 target

Speaking about the significance of this study in South Africa, the HSRC’s Deputy CEO: Research, Professor Leickness Simbayi said, “Through...

4 Jan 2018 | First South African study to look at HIV prevalence in transgender women

Pretoria, Thursday 4 January 2018 – Initiated and supported by the United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) with funding f...

12 Jun 2017 | HIV health of educators in the public sector survey released

Durban, Thursday 15 June 2017 – The Human Sciences Research Council today concluded its programme at the SA AIDS Conference in Kwa-Zulu Natal, w...

30 May 2017 | World No Tobacco Day will be commemorated globally on 31 May 2017

Human Sciences Research CouncilSouth Africa’s strides in lowering tobacco use must be safeguardedPretoria, Monday 29 May 2017 – Ahead of W...

10 May 2017 | Encouraging progress in the national HIV and behaviour study

With only two months into South Africa’s National HIV & Behaviour Survey, teams of field workers collecting behavioural survey data and bloo...

21 Feb 2017 | Media Brief - Launch of the South African National HIV Survey (SABSSM V) 2016/2017

Press statementFor immediate releaseSixty thousand participants will take part in the fifth National HIV and Health StudyThe Human Sciences Research C...