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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2011 When and how to use assays for recent infection to estimate HIV incidence at a population level

This guideline document first briefly reviews the public health importance of estimating the HIV incidence in populations, and the various m...

2010 Beyond detuning:10 years of progress and new challenges in the development and application of assays for HIV incidence estimation

In the ongoing battle against HIV/AIDS, it is critical that we are able to measure and monitor HIV incidence, that is the number of new infe...