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Young Women and the Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations recently hosted its inaugural yearly training on how young women leaders can realise their aspirations through the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The training took place in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital, from 17 July through 2 August.

Lebohang Makobane, a junior researcher in EPD, was part of this talented group of 24 trainees mainly from Africa and Latin America. Chapters of The Grail, a global non-governmental organization which forms part of the UN Commission on the Status of Women, was responsible for recruiting participants.

Professor Khangelani Zuma - Appointment as Honorary Associate Professor

8 August 2018  | Latest News  | HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB

The HSRC is pleased to announce that Prof Khangelani Zuma has been appointed as Honorary Associate Professor in the School of Public Health.

The appointment is effective from 01 October 2018.

Professor Charles Hongoro appointed Deputy Executive Director: RIA

It is with great pleasure that we announce that Professor Charles Hongoro has been appointed Deputy Executive Director: RIA effective 1 July 2018.

Professor Hongoro has an illustrious career as a health economist and policy analyst having looked at a range of issues in the area of public health.  He holds a PhD in Health Economics and Policy from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London.

HSRC launches National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Survey results

17 July 2018  | Latest News  | HIV/AIDS, STIs and TB

The fifth National HIV Prevalence, Incidence and Behaviour Study (SABSSM V) findings are being released today.

From Providers to Carers: Men as Fathers

11 July 2018  | Human and Social Development  | Latest News

Twenty years ago, fatherhood wasn’t much of a political issue. Gender activists in South Africa focused on the ravages of HIV and gender-based violence. Concerns about fatherhood centred on men as abusive or absent fathers, not accepting responsibility or paying maintenance for their children...

New Executive Director for AISA

The HSRC is pleased to announce the appointment of Professor Cheryl Hendricks as the ED: ASIA, effective 1 July 2018.

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