Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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2010 Evaluating an HIV and AIDS community training partnership program in five diamond mining communities in South Africa*

In 2006, De Beers Consolidated Diamond Mines in South Africa entered into a partnership, with the Soul City Institute for Health and Develop...

2010 Support group needs for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) in communities around Durban, South Africa

The study constructed a participant centred perspective of what members of a support group for people living with HIV and AIDS (PLWHA) desir...

2009 Evaluation study of the psycho-social needs of volunteer community home-based carers

South Africa has the largest number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world. Poverty, poor access to basic amenities and health care, l...

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