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16 April 2020

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) investigates impact of COVID-19 on health workers

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) (, in partnership with the University of KwaZulu-Natal’s Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine, will conduct a joint survey looking at how COVID-19 is impacting on health workers.

Health workers are on the frontlines of the global fight against COVID-19.  Across the world, with South Africa being no exception, health workers have also been infected by the virus.

With this in mind, the HSRC and UKZN’s School of Medicine would like to understand how the virus is affecting South African health workers both physically and emotionally.

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