Media

HSRC provides media briefs (or press releases) on a regular basis to the media.  Here you can browse the archive of media briefs.

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20 Jun 2013 | Plenary Session 3, 20 June 2013 - "HIV/AIDS in South Africa: At last the glass is half full"

Speaker: Dr Olive Shisana Many more people with HIV are alive because of ARV treatment The HSRC released the key findings of the 2012 household surv...

17 Apr 2013 | Tribute to leading social sciences scholar, Professor Bernard Magubane

CEO Dr Olive Shisana of the Human Sciences Research Council expressed her condolences on behalf of the organisation to the family and friends of the l...

12 Mar 2013 | Tshwane's black men who have sex with men in urgent need of HIV/AIDS services

HIV rates among gay men and other men who have sex with men (MSM) in Tshwane resemble to those in pregnant young women. HIV rates among this populatio...

8 Mar 2013 | HSRC appointed as incubator for a South African BRICS think tank

South Africa is hosting the BRICS Summit (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) in Durban from 26 to 27 March 2013. Prior to this meeting the...

4 Mar 2013 | Study identifies ways to increase HIV testing, detection of previously undiagnosed HIV cases

Efforts result in modest decrease in new HIV infectionsStudy results presented on 4 March 2013 at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Inf...

18 Feb 2013 | What The Nation States

With an ambitious set of priorities planned by national government ahead of the 2014 general election, President Jacob Zuma faced an expectant crowd i...

30 Jan 2013 | Eskom is shifting goalposts in electricity pricing

Eskom has proposed price increases in its application to  the multi-year price determination (MYPD3) process that would raise the real electricit...

30 Jan 2013 | HSRC is UNAIDS Collaborating Centre on HIV

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the United Nations Joint Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU)...

29 Jan 2013 | New guidelines for counselling and testing children for HIV

A new set of guidelines and training tools dealing with the legal, ethical and counselling issues related to HIV testing of children is now available ...

28 Jan 2013 | HSRC appoints Deputy Chief Executive Officer: Management Support - Dr Udesh Pillay

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Udesh Pillay as its Deputy Chief Executive Officer: Management...