The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and its partners have been conducting research to understand how the COVID-19 virus and lockdown interventions are affecting various groups of people.
Can artificial intelligence (AI) and data support a more inclusive and equitable South Africa? PAN is collaborating with the University of Pretoria to publish a series of Topical Guides on the social and policy implications of AI and data.
PAN is working with partners in the Open Data South Africa initiative to host regular workshops on using data for social impact and policy action. We also maintain the open data toolkit.
The National Health Insurance (NHI) Bill was introduced in August 2019 and the National Assembly Portfolio Committee on Health has been conducting public hearings around the country.
Health Systems Evidence, an initiative of the McMaster Health Forum, is a database of research material to support evidence-informed decision-making around health systems.
Policy and Research Contacts
Parliamentary Monitoring Group (PMG)
Africa Centre for Evidence - University of Johannesburg
South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA)
Centre for Learning on Evaluation and Results (CLEAR-AA) - Wits University
Africa Evidence Network (AEN)
Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf)