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.


Wednesday, 26 April 2017

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.

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Friday, April 21, 2017 - 08:15

SATVI author Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled "The CSF immune response in HIV-1-associated cryptococcal meningitis: macrophage activation, correlates of disease severity and effect of antiretroviral therapy" appearing in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:00

The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative has a vacancy for a PhD Fellowship: Biomarkers of HIV associated with Tuberculosis. Closing date 15 May 2017.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 07:45

As part of World TB Day 2017, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative has launched "Beat TB: Stories of Community Engagement" a digital story about Lienkie se Longe, a Wellcome Trust-funded engagement program which took TB messages to the Cape Winelands community during 2016.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:00