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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2012 Gender differences in public perceptions on National Health Insurance

Implementation of National Health Insurance (NHI) commenced recently. With the promise of addressing drastic inequalities in the health sect...

2011 The South African healthcare system: a goal of quality healthcare for all

The South African healthcare system has been evolving over the last four centuries. Prior to the arrival of Dutch colonialists en route to...

2010 An evaluation of the Ghana National Health Insurance scheme in the context of the health MDG's

In 2003 the Government of Ghana established a National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) to make health care more affordable for Ghanaians, it ...

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