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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Research data: PRIMARY HEALTH CARE
2019 Training and evaluation of community health workers (CHWs): towards improving maternal and newborn survival in an urban setting in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
In South Africa, Community Health Workers (CHWs) are a key component of community outreach teams as part of Primary Health Care (PHC) re-eng...
2017 A student-facilitated community-based support group initiative for mental health care users in a primary health care setting
South African Mental Health Care (MHC) legislation advocates for supportive rehabilitative services in Primary Health Care (PHC) settings. P...Download this report
2016 Screening and brief intervention of alcohol problems in primary care in South Africa: a brief report
The aim of this randomised controlled trial was to provide screening and brief intervention for alcohol problems in a primary care setting i...
2016 Change in health-related quality of life among pulmonary tuberculosis patients at primary health care settings in South Africa: a prospective cohort study
Pulmonary tuberculosis (TB) remains a major public health challenge in South Africa. However, little attention is paid to the impact of heal...Download this report