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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Research data: VOLUNTARY COUNSELING AND TESTING (VCT)

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2014 Realizing the potential for HIV self-testing

HIV self-testing (HIVST), a process in which an individual performs a HIV rapid diagnostic test and interprets the result in private, is an ...

2014 What should the ideal HIV self-test look like?: a usability study of test prototypes in unsupervised HIV self-testing in Kenya, Malawi, and South Africa

HIV self-testing (HIVST) is increasingly being sought and offered globally, yet there is limited information about the test features that wi...

2014 Perceptions about the acceptability and prevalence of HIV testing and factors influencing them in different communities in South Africa

HIV counselling and testing (HCT) is considered important because it is an entry point to a comprehensive continuum of care for HIV/AIDS. T...

2013 Advice dilemmas: managing advice against the competing public health and counselling imperatives that shape VCT in South Africa

The public health and counselling imperatives that shape VCT create advice dilemmas for counsellors. Public health proponents view the dispe...