HSF briefs

Helen Suzman Foundation | Apr 08, 2015
Spotlight On Accountability III: Accountability Categorised
Jan 23, 2020
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is part of a series that takes ‘accountability’ to its roots by explaining fundamental aspects of the concept, and provides a guide on how to assess accountability mechanisms for effectiveness.

Spotlight On Accountability II: Accountability Mechanisms
Jan 23, 2020
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Cherese Thakur

This brief is part of a series that takes ‘accountability’ to its roots by explaining fundamental aspects of the concept, and provides a guide on how to assess accountability mechanisms for effectiveness”

Asbestos Cement Waterpipes: A Health Hazard?
Jan 15, 2020
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Nhlanhla Mnisi

Studies have shown that asbestos poses health risks to humans beyond the inhalation of fibres. Evidence suggests that ingestion of asbestos fibres from contaminated drinking water supplied though aged asbestos cement pipes also poses health hazards. This review explores how continued use of deteriorating asbestos cement pipes in water reticulation networks poses risks to human health.