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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.
Kick TB Schools Program 17- 27 May 2016
On Tuesday 17 May 2016, SATVI kicked off a districtwide TB awareness raising program, in partnership with TB Alliance, the Western Cape Education Department, AERAS, TB Care (USAID), in Robertson.

News

Sunday, 22 October 2017
5 October 2017 RESEARCH: Safety and Immunogenicity Immunogenicity of newborn MVA 85 A vaccination and selective delayed Bacille Calmette-Guerin for infants of HIV infected mothers: a Phase 2 Randomized Controlled Trial

SATVI authors Dr Elisa Nemes, Prof Mark Hatherill, Associate Prof Tom Scriba, Dr Michele Tameris, Humphrey Mulenga and Danelle Van As have published a research paper titled: "Safety and Immunogenicity of newborn MVA 85 A vaccination and selective delayed Bacille Calmette-Guerin for infants of HIV infected mothers: a Phase 2 randomized controlled trial" appearing in the Infectious Disease Journal (Oxford).

Publication Date:
Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 11:30
3 October 2017 Research: Host blood signatures RNA predict the outcome of tuberculosis treatment

Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a article titled: "Host blood RNA predict the outcome of tuberculosis treatment" appearing in the Tuberculosis Journal.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 - 10:30
21 September 2017 Vacancy Research Officer: Systems Immunology

SATVI invites applications for the position of Research Officer: Systems Immunology at its Cape Town offices. CLOSED.

Publication Date:
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 18:15
14 September 2017 Research: Application of a whole blood mycobacterial growth inhibition assay to study immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a high tuberculosis burden population

SATVI authors have published a research paper titled: "Application of a whole blood mycobacterial growth inhibition assay to study immunity against Mycobacterium tuberculosis in a high tuberculosis burden population" appearing in the PLoS ONE Journal.

Publication Date:
Friday, September 15, 2017 - 09:00

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