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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 A qualitative study on teachers' perceptions of their learners' mental health problems in a disadvantaged community in South Africa

The combination of extensive poverty, violence and HIV has potential mental health impacts on children in Southern Africa. This article is n...

2018 Health inequalities and the poor: disadvantaged in every way

As South Africa embarks on the implementation of NHI to achieve UHC, monitoring inequalities in the health system is of paramount importance...

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2018 The school transport challenge: a disproportionate effect on poor learners

Millions of public school learners walk to school or depend on risky modes of public transport. The direct and indirect costs of these modes...

2018 The voices of landless women: fighting racism and sexism

During apartheid, black women in South Africa faced double discrimination, based on race and gender. The resultant poverty and inequality pe...