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.
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.
World TB Day 2016
For World TB Day, Lienkie se Longe, a TB Awarenessraising drama, which was developed with a Wellcome Trust Engagement grant, was taken on a roadshow to local communities at clinics, church halls in rural areas in the Cape Winelands from 22 to 24...
Our Research Areas
The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) is a tuberculosis research group with a research focus that spans several disciplines including paediatrics, infectious diseases, epidemiology, public health, immunology, systems biology and...


Monday, 2 May 2016

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

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.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 18:45

International Innovation have produced an easy-to-understand article on the work SATVI is doing in developing a blood test that can predict whether someone is likely to develop tuberculosis (TB) disease.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 20:00

In celebration of World TB Day, SATVI partnered with the Worcester Standard to produce a community newsletter which focuses on achievements and challenges in the fight against TB in the Cape Winelands.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 24, 2016 - 13:15