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5 Oct 2020 | Four lessons to learn from state's management of Covid-hit townships

IVAN TUROK: Four lessons to learn from state’s management of Covid-hit townshipsEvidence from the National Income Dynamics Study —Coronavi...

1 Oct 2020 | As corruption rocks South Africa, CoST scoping study shows appetite for change

In 2018, South Africa was shaken by a series of allegations relating to large and widespread corruption throughout the country. Given the huge sums as...

1 Oct 2020 | Covid-19 has made inequality worse, researchers find

The Covid-19 pandemic and the nationwide lockdown have deepened inequality, especially in the job market and in education, according to a major survey...

1 Oct 2020 | Mapping the lockdown

Covid-19 and the nationwide lockdown has hit poor urban communities the hardestIvan Turok and Justin Visagie A key feature of the government’s ...

1 Oct 2020 | Prep well underway for COVID-19 extent study

NATIONAL NEWS - The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) is in the final stages of the preparation for a study to determine the extent of COVID-19 i...

1 Oct 2020 | The Covid-19 crisis has amplified spatial inequalities

Ivan Turok, Justin Visagie, 1 October 2020The economic and social crisis induced by Covid-19 is unfolding in different ways across the country. New ev...

30 Sep 2020 | Covid-19: High prevalence found in Cape Town antibody study

Initial results from a seroprevalence survey conducted in the Cape Town metro indicate that 37% of pregnant women and 42% of people living with HIV ha...

28 Sep 2020 | Dr Musa Mabaso - Interview on SAFM

MEDIATED CONVERSATION: where are we locally and internationally with Covid-19? - Dr Musa MabasoProf Alex Welte - Epidemiologist Centre of Excellence i...

28 Sep 2020 | How the Covid-19 lockdown impacted on SA's mental health

By Mark Orkin, Ngqapheli Mchunu, Kelebohile Afrika, Narnia Bohler-Muller and Kate Alexander• 10 September 2020In May, our University of Johannesb...

22 Sep 2020 | Where are we locally and internationally with Covid-19?

HSRC Chief Research Specialist and Epidemiologist Dr Musa Mabaso joins a mediated conversation on SAfm sunrise, along with Prof Alex Welte - Epidemiol...