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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.
Our Research Outputs
The past 15 years we have conducted 22 Phase I–IV trials of BCG and 9 novel TB vaccine candidates, among more than 25,000 research participants. Since 2006 our publication output stands at more than 175 co-authored papers.

News

Thursday, 26 May 2016

The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for two (2) 12 month contract positions as Clinical Research Workers at its Worcester field site. CLOSING DATE 31 May 2016

Publication Date:
Friday, May 20, 2016 - 08:00

On Tuesday 17 May 2016, SATVI kicked off a districtwide TB awareness raising program, in partnership with the Kick TB & HIV Program, TB Alliance, the Western Cape Education Department, AERAS and TB Care in Robertson.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 - 12:15

 

Associate Professors Mark Hatherill and Tom Scriba have co-authored a paper, titled: "BCG and New Preventive Tuberculosis Vaccines: Implications for Healthcare Workers" appearing in the April edition of Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 - 09:00

SATVI has a vacancy for a 2-year contract as a Study Coordinator based at its Field Site in Worcester. NOW CLOSED.

Publication Date:
Monday, April 25, 2016 - 09:30

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