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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...

News

Tuesday, 1 September 2015

Enrollment of the first infant in VPM 1002, a phase 2 clinical trial of a new vaccine to prevent tuberculosis(TB) has successfully started at the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) with the first participant being vaccinated on Tuesday 25 August 2015.

 

Publication Date:
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 12:00

A paper titled "First-in-human trial of the post-exposure tuberculosis vaccine H56:IC31 in Mycobacterium tuberculosis infected and non-infected healthy adults" has just been published in the Vaccine Journal.

Publication Date:
Friday, August 14, 2015 - 14:15

Research Update

In the period June to July 2015 researchers with the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative have published new research findings of four (4) phase I/IIa trials of different TB vaccine candidates, contributing to the body of knowledge shaping the development of a new vaccine to eradicate tuberculosis.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, August 5, 2015 - 13:30

Rebekah Funk, from the Big Issue, a national magazine, interviews Associate Professor Mark Hatherill on the work that SATVI does.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 15:15

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