Community Engagement
On Saturday 28 March 2015 the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) marked World TB Day with a Wellness Expo at the Zwelethemba Sport Stadium in Worcester. The program for the day included a 3 Km Fun Run, a Kick TB Soccer Tournament...
Accredited UCT Research Centre
The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) is an accreditated Research Centre of the University of Cape Town.
South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative
SATVI is a tuberculosis research group accommodating several disciplines including paediatrics, infectious diseases, epidemiology, public health, immunology and clinical/biological sciences. SATVI has a large and well-developed clinical field site...
Welcome to the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative
SATVI is regarded as a leader in tuberculosis vaccine clinical research worldwide and is the largest dedicated tuberculosis vaccine research group on the African continent. Our laboratories are accredited, which means adherence to the highest...


Tuesday, 28 July 2015

On Friday 17 July 2015 the SATVI team kicked off the organisation’s Mandela Day Program with soup distribution in Roodewal and Avian Park, which are impoverished communities in Worcester.

Publication Date:
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 10:15

Doctor Virginie Rozot, Post-Doctoral Fellow at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) has just made a presentation at the 30th Congress of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry held in Glasgow, Ireland.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 12:45

Great excitement reigned at the Worcester SATVI Field Site when the first baby participant in the IMPAACT P 1113 Study was vaccinated with the Aeras-404 candidate TB vaccine.

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 25, 2015 - 08:30

South Africa stands at the centre of a global TB epidemic that is devastating the health of millions and their communities. The SATVI team under leadership of Associate Professor Mark Hatherill features in this video about the partnership between SATVI and the University of Oxford, health workers, and community volunteers, in the hunt for an urgently-needed new vaccine.



Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 12:45