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: WESTERN CAPE PROVINCE
2014 Liquor outlet density, deprivation and implications for foetal alcohol syndrome prevention in the Bergriver municipality in the Western Cape, South Africa
Foetal alcohol syndrome (FAS) is the most common preventable birth defect in the world, and some South African communities have amongst the ...
2014 A regulatory framework for interpreting in health-care settings: implications for equitable access to healthcare in Lesotho and the Western Cape, South Africa
Interpreting is an essential support service in multilingual health systems where language diversity dictates a need to facilitate communica...Download this report
Khayelitsha in the Western Cape remains a violent place, with a murder rate well above the national average. Vanessa Barolsky tries to make ...
2014 HIV epidemic in South Africa: a comparison of HIV epidemic patterns of two extreme provinces in South Africa
South Africa is experiencing one of the worst HIV epidemics, which varies by province and by districts within each province. The objective ...Download this report