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1 Mar 2021 | Depression, anxiety increased among South Africans

The council has conducted a number of major population representation surveys to determine the social and psychological impact of the COVID-19 pandemi...

1 Mar 2021 | Fake news hurting vaccination roll-out: Nzimande

Speaking during a virtual conference aimed at dispelling myths about vaccines and coronavirus variants earlier this week, Nzimande said the discussion...

28 Feb 2021 | Vacancy: Chief Executive Officer, HSRC

The HSRC now seeks to appoint as its CEO a dynamic, courageous, innovative and experienced thought- leader, who is able to motivate and inspire staff,...

26 Feb 2021 | Research on GBV: HSRC & DSI briefing

The Committee met virtually with the Department and the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) to receive a briefing on the research survey into gende...

25 Feb 2021 | Ground Zero: Deep-seated colonial-era prejudice fuelled the pandemic in rural Eastern Cape

By Leslie Bank To understand the lethal shock of the second Covid-19 wave in the rural Eastern Cape, it is important to place events there in the con...

24 Feb 2021 | Department of Health says Covid-19 antibody survey is legitimate

Residents of Khayelitsha chased Epicentre Health Research field workers away, saying they didn’t know what the research was about. Cape Town - T...

24 Feb 2021 | Investment in research, development declines

The Department of Science and Innovation (DSI) has welcomed the roll out of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine by government, which it says highlights ...

24 Feb 2021 | Politics plays pivotal role in how public buys into the Covid-19 vaccine

There is a strong relationship between politics and willingness to accept the Covid-19 vaccine. This is the evidence presented in a study released on...

24 Feb 2021 | SA HAS PLACED 'LARGE ORDERS' OF VACCINES WITH PFIZER, J&J - MKHIZE

Health Minister Zweli Mkhize said that the government was also looking at procuring Russia’s Sputnik vaccine and the Chinese vaccines, Sinopharm...

24 Feb 2021 | Second batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines will arrive in South Africa this week: Mkhize

Health minister Dr Zweli Mkhize says that the next batch of Johnson & Johnson vaccines will arrive in the country this weekend, taking the total d...