Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation

Child Maltreatment Prevention readiness assessment study released

The final report of the Child Maltreatment Prevention readiness assessment study in South Africa has been submitted to the World Health Organisation Department of Violence and Injury Prevention and Disability, Geneva.

The research team that produced this report was lead by the HSRC's Dr Mokhantšo Makoae, who is a senior research specialist in the Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation programme, assisted by Hazel Roberts and Catherine L. Ward.

Read more and download the full report.

New R42m national study starts in four provinces

The South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES) is the first of its kind conducted in South Africa, and is similar to health and nutrition examination surveys (NHANES) carried out on a regular basis in countries like the United States, Japan, China, Canada and countries in Europe. 

Masterclass in measuring science, innovation and technology

The Centre for Science, Technology and Innovation Indicators (CeSTII) at the HSRC, in collaboration with the NEPAD Planning and Co-ordination Agency (NPCA) and the UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS), hosted a remarkable training workshop on the collection of science, technology and innovation indicators in Cape Town in April...

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