Below is a list of healthcare data resources that you can use for your own activities or events. There are useful tools that show information in a visual way for a quick insight, but you can also access underlying data (in some cases) to do analysis and interpret yourself. This is a working list, so if you have any resources that you think should be added please Tweet us for now.
Note: The quality of sources or dashboards has not been verified. Please visit the South Africa Coronavirus portal for official data and information.
COVID-19 Preparedness Indicators by NRF SAEO
Responses to mitigate the impacts of COVID-19 aggregated by the City Support Programme (CSP)
Comparing projected number of COVID-19 ICU patients against the number of available beds by Genesis Analytics - and the case dashboards
Monitoring Service Delivery in South Africa During COVID-19 by International Budget Partnership. "The Asivikelane initiative gives voice to informal settlement residents in South Africa’s major cities who are faced with severe basic service shortages during the COVID-19 crisis"
SA COVID-19 Project: Vulnerable Communities Map coordinated by UP SA SDG Hub
COVID-19 South Africa Dashboard by Wits University and iThemba LABS
South Africa COVID-19 data and projections, personal
Coronavirus South Africa Data, personal
COVID-19 Awareness South Africa by The Awareness Company
Covid-19 Dashboard for South Africa, personal
COVID-19 testing locations in South Africa, personal
Provincial and local media reports: e.g. Eastern Cape
Open COVID-19 Dataset by GitHub
Coronavirus Tweet Ids from Harvard Dataverse
Database of government actions on COVID-19 in developing countries along 100 non-pharmaceutical interventions by Dahlberg
Call for Evidence: Use of Open Government Data in COVID-19 Outbreak by OECD and GovLab
COVID-19 Observatory for the Americas - tracking public policy adoption and mobility reduction
COVID-19 Open Research Dataset Challenge (CORD-19) on Kaggle incl. dataset
ECDC data on the geographic distribution of COVID-19 cases worldwide
Register of data collaboratives in response to COVID-19 by GovLab
Johns Hopkins COVID-19 data repository
Open Contracting Partnership: Emergency procurement for COVID-19: Buying fast, smart, and open
Location and services of hospitals and clinics
Healthsites list of health support services xxxx across South Africa with information on various providers, including support groups for domestic abuse, HIV & TB
B-Wise clinic finder: includes address, operating hours, services offered and a user rating
List of 'Greendoor' pharmacies from the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA) website.
List of chiropractors in South Africa. Click 'Go' to get the full list
List of allied (Acupuncture, Chiropractic, Homeopathy, Naturopathy, Osteopathy ...) health professions practitioners in South Africa
National Health Laboratory Service (NHLS) laboratory locations and contacts
Standard treatment guidelines and essential medicines list xxxx for clinics and hospitals [NDoH link broken but chapters can be located using a site PDF search]
National Department of Health Data Dictionary for facility data
Wazimap: uses Census 2011 and Community Survey 2016 data to show where people are living and what age groups/ education/ income levels. This can be compared to the type and location of healthcare services to see if services match likely demand.
Early childhood development (ECD) xxxx version of Wazimap has been developed.
Tender awards and contracts for pharmaceuticals and other services also on the tenders page.
See the procurement section of the toolkit for other sources
WHO Global Price Reporting Mechanism on TB, HIV, Malaria, Hepatitis medicine
Medicine stock shortages as XLSX files
Medicines and related substances schedules on SAHPRA site
SAHPRA medicine registration notifications from Jan 2003 to latest as pdf lists. Also see list of licenses to manufacture, import, wholesale and distribute and product recalls
Ideal Clinic commodities catalogue
Health Systems Trust indicators for facilities, services and population
South Africa Demographic and Health Survey 2016 by Stats SA
World Health Organisation profile for South Africa
National Department of Health data dictionary/ meta-data repository
NIDS panel study to track changes in poverty over 10+ years
Recorded live births from Stats SA
Hospital survey 2012 xxxx data
South African National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (SANHANES) survey
National school nutrition programme (NSNP) information including menus and preparation guidelines
SANHANES survey on nutrition and NCD prevalence
South African Food Data System (SAFOODS) information on food composition
FAO food access data for South Africa
National Institute for Communicable Diseases (NICD) M&E dashboards for HIV, TB and anti-microbial resistance (AMR). Note: click Guest login to access
NICD GERMS annual pdf reports on communicable disease monitoring
Cancer statistics in pdf reports from the NICD
SAAQIS air quality information system from the Department of Environmental Affairs
B-Wise Health: A mobile-friendly health information tool including a clinic finder and advice on health issues.
She Conquers: Support campaign/ community for adolescent girls and young women with links to B-Wise articles.
MomConnect: An SMS and Whatsapp-based service to access information about pregnancy and child care.
NurseConnect: Maternal and newborn care information for nurses and midwives.
Open Data Kit (ODK): the Open Data Kit community produces free and open-source software for collecting, managing, and using data in resource-constrained environments.
GNU Health: is a Free/Libre project for health practitioners, health institutions and governments. It provides the functionality of Electronic Medical Record (EMR), Hospital Management (HMIS) and Health Information System (HIS).
Healthsites.io: the Global Healthsites Mapping Project is an initiative to create an online map of every health facility in the world and make the details of each location easily accessible.