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Paediatrics Icon Emeritus Professor Maurice Kibel passes away
We mourn the passing away of Emeritus Professor Maurice Kibel , who was associated with SATVI since its establishment in 2001. Professor Kibel was an icon and pioneer in paediatrics in South Africa, establishing the Child Health Unit in the...
Community Engagement
In March 2016 SATVI brought "Lienkie se Longe", a drama to raise awareness about TB, to the Worcester Easter Festival. The drama tells the story of Lienkie, whose lungs “talk with each other’ about their health and the health of Lienkie’s boyfriend...
Biomarker discovery offers hope for new TB vaccine development
A team of scientists from the University of Cape Town, Oxford University and the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine have made a discovery that reveals how we can improve development of more effective vaccines against tuberculosis.
Community Engagement
In 2012 SATVI developed a drama production to promote awareness about TB vaccine clinical research, titled “Carina’s Choice” with learners from Worcester Secondary School as actors and UCT drama school students as mentors. A very successful roadshow...
Accredited UCT Research Centre
The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) is an accreditated Research Centre of the University of Cape Town.

News

Monday, 22 May 2017
15 May 2017 Local TB drama makes it to national TV

The cast of Lienkie se Longe, a local produced TB awareness drama, recently featured on the Hectic Nine 9, national youth magazine TV program. 

Publication Date:
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30
12 May 2017 International Nurses Day

On Friday 12 May 2017, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative paid homage to the many nurses in the Cape Winelands District with the donation of cupcakes to brighten up their teatime.

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Friday, May 12, 2017 - 14:30
5 May 2017 Research Published A Functional TOLLIP Variant is Associated with BCG-Specific Immune Responses and Tuberculosis.

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill, Associate Professor Tom Scriba & Dr  Munyaradzi Musvosvi have published an article titled "A Functional TOLLIP Variant is Associated with BCG-Specific Immune Responses and Tuberculosis" appearing in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

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Friday, May 5, 2017 - 21:15
21 April 2017 Latest research Mortality in Severe HIV-TB Associates with Innate Immune Activation and Dysfunction of Monocytes.

SATVI author Dr Elisa Nemes has co-authored a paper titled "Mortality in Severe HIV-TB Associates with Innate Immune Activation and Dysfunction of Monocytes" appearing in the Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.

Publication Date:
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 08:15

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