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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2019 Evaluating the national evaluation system in South Africa: what has been achieved in the first 5 years?

South Africa has pioneered national evaluation systems (NESs) along with Canada, Mexico, Colombia, Chile, Uganda and Benin. South Africa's N...

2016 Implementation evaluation of the Integrated Justice System (IJS) RFP-16/1825: inception report

The implementation research is not just a technical or systems exercise - the IJS as a component of the CJS is not merely an IT system. Ulti...

2016 Implementation evaluation of the Integrated Justice System: evaluation framework

The evaluation framework sets out the guide for conducting the Implementation Evaluation of IJS covering the period 2010/11 to 2015/16. Idea...

2015 Evaluation of the HIV lay counselling and testing profession in South Africa

With the launch of the national HIV Counselling and Testing (HCT) campaign in South Africa (SA), lay HIV counsellors, who had been trained i...

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