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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2003 Epidemiological and demographic HIV/AIDS projections: South Africa

The Epidemic Projection Package (EPP) recently developed by the UNAIDS Reference Group on Estimates, Models and Projections and the Spectrum...

2003 A review of HIV/AIDS policy, financing, legislation and programmes: South African case study: Draft

HIV/AIDS has become the major cause of disease burden in South Africa, and arguably, the single most important phenomenon that will shape fu...

2003 Disparities in attitudes towards people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWA): a nationwide study

A nationwide study on the association of HIV/AIDS with stigma has implications for the way in which individuals, families and communities re...

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2003 The impact of HIV/AIDS on the health sector: national survey of health personnel, ambulatory and hospitalised patients and health facilities, 2002

South Africa is estimated to have the largest number of people living with HIV/AIDS in the world. The Nelson Mandela/HSRC study of HIV/AIDS ...