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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2006 Traditional birth attendants and HIV/AIDS in South Africa: a trainer's manual

Traditional birth attendants have the potential for improving maternal and newborn health at community level. The role of Traditional birth ...

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2006 Traditional birth attendants, HIV/AIDS and safe delivery in the Eastern Cape, South Africa - evaluation of a training programme

Traditional birth attendants (TBAs) are still frequently utilised in rural areas in South Africa, even when mothers have access to formal he...

2005 Traditional birth attendance, HIV/AIDS and safe delivery in the Eastern Cape, South Africa: evaluation of a training

The aim of this study was to evaluate a training programme for TBAs on HIV/AIDS and safe delivery. The sample included 50 previously untrain...