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11 Dec 2014 | Top journalist tackles the skeletons in SA's cupboard

"   “I’d rather have a country established on a national truth than on a national myth.” Famed veteran journalist ­turn...

2 Dec 2014 | HSRC concludes relationship with the Swiss Government

A science symposium hosted by the Ambassador of Switzerland, Christian Meuwly, concluded an agreement between the HSRC, the Swiss Embassy, the Univers...

2 Dec 2014 | HSRC concludes relationship with the Swiss Government

A science symposium hosted by the Ambassador of Switzerland, Christian Meuwly, concluded an agreement between the HSRC, the Swiss Embassy, the Univers...

6 Oct 2014 | Let them eat. Period.

‘You can’t teach a hungry child. Most of the children we work with on a day-to-day basis are accustomed to only one meal a day. And this m...

22 Sep 2014 | HSRC launches geomap of its cooperation agreements

Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) are written agreements between the HSRC and other parties which record common intent to undertake a project or worki...

9 Sep 2014 | RMDC to represent HSRC at WITS Faculty of Health Research Day and Postgraduate Expo

Elias Makonko and Lucia Lötter will be representing the RMDC at this event through an exhibition with the aim of promoting the secondary use of t...

8 Aug 2014 | Female participation in political formation reduces corruption and increases transparency

A United Nation Millennium Project report in 2005 justifies increasing the representation of women in political office, arguing that women in office a...

9 Jul 2014 | Diabetes and obesity in South Africa

Prof. Demetre Labadarios of the HSRC's Population Health, Health Systems and Innovation unit features in an article in the latest issue of The Lancet ...

2 May 2014 | The power of the ballot box: public attitudes towards voter efficacy

How does the public feel about voting, the value of their vote and do they believe their vote will make a difference? Results from the annual South Af...

2 May 2014 | Trends in satisfaction with democracy in South Africa

Just over half of the population (51%) is unsatisfied with the state of democracy in South Africa, and only 33% were satisfied with the way democracy ...