The sixth South African HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM VI) kicks off

DATE: 6 February 2022

Human Sciences Analysis Council (HSRC)

Pretoria, Friday 4 February  2022 – The Human Sciences Analysis Council (HSRC) invitations members of the media to hitch a webinar for the launch of the sixth South African HIV Prevalence, Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (also referred to as the sixth South Africa Behavioural, Sero-status and Media impression survey (SABSSM VI) on Tuesday, 08 February 2022 at 14h00.

The survey will probably be formally launched by the Deputy Minister of Increased Schooling, Science and Innovation, Buti Manamela.

First commissioned by Former President Nelson Mandela in 2001, the research is a population-based, cross-sectional survey of households all through South Africa that gathers info on HIV incidence, prevalence, and different associated indicators in South Africa. 

SABSSM VI is carried out by the HSRC in partnership with the US Facilities for Illnesses Management and Prevention, South African Medical Analysis Council, the College of Cape City, and the Nationwide Institute for Communicable Illnesses, and PEPFAR South Africa.

The launch could be attended bodily on the HSRC centres in Pretoria, Durban and Cape City or nearly by way of Groups. All COVID-19 protocols will probably be noticed. 

Particulars of the occasion:

Date:08 February 2022

Time:14h00 – 15h30

Venue:Pretoria: HSRC Video Convention, 1st ground HSRC Library Human Sciences Analysis Council, 134 Pretorius Road, Pretoria. 

Cape City: HSRC, Service provider Home 116-118 Buitengracht Road Cape City, Cape City. Contact: Sinazo Ndiki, 021 466 7946, or sndiki@hsrc.ac.za 

Durban:  The Atrium, fifth Ground, 430 Peter Mokaba Ridge, Berea, 4001 , Contact Ridhwaan Khan, Tel (031) 242 5400, cell: 083 788 2786 or RKhan@hsrc.ac.za, or Wiseman Mbambo e-mail: wmbambo@hsrc.ac.za

Groups Hyperlink:https://bit.ly/34uOyHK


Ship RSVP to tariq@groundedmedia.co.za if you’re attending bodily.

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For extra info:

E mail: SABSSMVI@hsrc.ac.za

For media enquiries

Adziliwi Nematandani, 

Cell: 0827659191, 

E mail: anematandani@hsrc.ac.za

Tariq Essop



Concerning the Human Sciences Analysis Council (HSRC)

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