Social Aspects of Public Health


8 Feb 2019 | PE office enters #WRADChallenge2019

HSRC staff members in Port Elizabeth took time to participate in the NGO Nal’ibali’s #WRADChallenge2019 by reading aloud the set story &ld...

8 Jan 2019 | The biggest cost burden of Africa's growing diabetes epidemic is borne by the poorest

The number of people with diabetes in Africa will almost triple between 2015 and 2040, rising from 14.2 million to 34.2 million, according to The Inte...

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

HIV Drug Resistance: Results from the Fifth South African National HIV Prevalence, Incidence Behaviour and Communication survey, and impact on the 90-...

8 Aug 2018 | Professor Khangelani Zuma - Appointment as Honorary Associate Professor

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

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

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

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

The first South African integrated biological and behavioral survey on HIV in transgender women will be supported by various South African and interna...

9 Nov 2017 | Researchers shine at International Population Conference

Several researchers raised the HSRC flag at the prestigious International Population Conference, by presenting pertinent findings from their work....

17 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...

16 Mar 2017 | South African National HIV Survey (SABSSM V) is on the road

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) fieldworkers are currently out on the road across the country to visit 60 000 South Africans to request the...

7 Feb 2017 | Congratulations to Dr Olanrewaju Oladineji for publishing in The Lancet

Congratulations to Dr Olanrewaju Oladimeji and his Global Burden of Disease (GBD) team for getting published in The Lancet. The Lancet has an Impact F...