Individual Study / SAPRIN

South African Population Research Infrastructure Network

South African Population Research Infrastructure Network

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Initiatives -
SAPRIN’s initial goal has been to harmonise and share the longitudinal data from the three current Health and Demographic Surveillance System (HDSS) Nodes.
Start Year
1993
End Year
2017
Funding
National Department of Science and Innovation (DSI)
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Members

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Investigators Contacts
  • Dr. Director Kobus Herbst
    South African Population Research Infrastructure Network

Design

Study design
Population cohort

Marker Paper

Msomi N, Mlisana K, de Oliveira T; Network for Genomic Surveillance in South Africa writing group. A genomics network established to respond rapidly to public health threats in South Africa [published online ahead of print, 2020 Aug 18]. Lancet Microbe. 2020;doi:10.1016/S2666-5247(20)30116-6

PUBMED 32838349

Recruitment

Sources of Recruitment
  • Individuals

Number of participants

Number of participants
341,000
Number of participants with biosamples

Access

Availability of data and biosamples

Data
Biosamples
Other

Availability of access information

On the study website : http://saprin.mrc.ac.za/