Media and COVID-19


19 Jan 2021 | How to beat the stigma around Covid-19

By Newsbreak Producer/Presenter, Taresh Harreeparshad - What happens when you reveal your covid19 status and suddenly notice that family and friends c...

19 Jan 2021 | Myths, misconceptions and othering of Covid-19 patients

Myths, misconceptions and othering of COVID19 patients 19 January 2021 11:07 AM What are some of the misconceptions and myths surrounding COVID19 and ...

11 Jan 2021 | Survey shows healthcare workers feel depressed, afraid: Prof Priscilla Reddy

The Human Sciences Research Council in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal's Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine early in 2020 conducted...

22 Dec 2020 | World needs to rethink how it motivates mask-wearing

As a second wave of coronavirus infections hits South Africa, psychologist Garret Barnwell argues that the country needs to find different and creativ...

18 Dec 2020 | NATIONAL COVID-19 ANTIBODY SURVEY: Mr Adlai Davids on Lotus FM

The Human Sciences Research Council together with a range of partners including the National Institute for Communicable Diseases and the South African...

18 Dec 2020 | Survey on Covid-19 impact first wave - News@Prime, Cathy Mohlahlana with Mr Adlai Davids

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15 Dec 2020 | African Economic Conference: Experts Stress Need for Inclusive Recovery

The need for an inclusive post-COVID-19 economic recovery is a central focus of the 2020 African Economic Conference. Under the theme “Africa be...

15 Dec 2020 | Pandemic fully unmasks South Africa's scourge of booze abuse

As much as 30% of our population has either succumbed to alcoholism or is in danger of going that way. Only two countries in Africa and five in the wo...

14 Dec 2020 | Dr Sizulu Moyo on Radio 702

HSRC conducts survey on spread of Covid-19 on The John Perlman Show, Radio 702To listen to the interview online please click here...

14 Dec 2020 | HSRC conducting antibody testing survey on coronavirus

While South Africa has to grapple with the second wave of the Covid-19 pandemic the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is well underway with work ...