The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative will be offering a limited number of bursaries to cover the Registration Fees associated with the SciMathUS Program, a university preparation program which is offered by the Stellenbosch University...
2018 Tb under the Spotlight Science Engagement
The “TB Under the Spotlight Science Engagement” programme was conceptualised and presented by South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) with scientists from the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics at Stellenbosch University...
Community Engagement
Lienkie's Lungs TB Awareness Drama: SATVI collaborated with the UCT Drama Department and the Mothertongue Community project in developing "Lienkie se Longe", a drama to raise awareness about TB. The drama was performed at community clinics and...
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
Carina's Choice: SATVI collaborated with UCT Drama Department and Worcester Secondary School in developing this play which was performed by learners from Worcester Secondary School at 8 local high schools reaching approximately 8 000 adolescents in...


Monday, 22 July 2019
19 June 2019 Latest Keystone Symposium

Cheleka Mpande, SATVI researcher features in the latest online Keystone Symposium in which she explains the paper titled “Functional, antigen-specific stem cell memory (TSCM) CD4+ T cells are induced by human M.tuberculosis infection”

Publication Date:
Wed, 19 Jun 2019 - 13:00
31 May 2019 Latest Research Moving tuberculosis vaccines from theory to practice

Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled: "Moving tuberculosis vaccines from theory to practice" appearing in the Nature Reviews Immunology Journal.  

Publication Date:
Fri, 31 May 2019 - 14:45
16 April 2019 Latest Research: Discovery and validation of a prognostic proteomic signature for tuberculosis progression: A prospective cohort study

SATVI authors Drs. Adam Penn-Nicholson, Stanley Kimbung Mbandi, Michelle Fisher, Professors Mark Hatherill and Tom Scriba have co-authored a paper titled "Discovery and validation of a prognostic proteomic signature for tuberculosis progression: A prospective cohort study" appearing in the Plos Medicine journal. 

Publication Date:
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 08:15
14 April 2019 SATVI wins Social Responsiveness Award

University of Cape Vice Chancellor, Professor Mamokgethi Phakeng announced the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) as the winner of the 2018 Vice Chancellor Social Responsiveness Award during the April 2019 Health Faculty Sciences graduation. 

Publication Date:
Sun, 14 Apr 2019 - 19:45