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...
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.


Monday, 19 March 2018
20 March 2018 Focus on TB: Read about fight against TB in Cape Winelands

Read the latest news about the fight against TB in the Cape Winelands.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 19:30
19 March 2018 Launch of TB under Spotlight Science Engagement

SATVI will be launching the "Tb Under the Spotlight Science Engagement" in partnership with the Department of Education, the SA MRC Centre for Tuberculosis Research, the DST/NRF Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Tuberculosis Research, Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics, Stellenbosch University  and UCT Anthropology on Tuesday 20 March 2018 in Worcester, Stellenbosch, and Robertson.

Publication Date:
Monday, March 19, 2018 - 08:15
Vacancy Research Pharmacist

We have a vacancy for a Research Pharmacist at our Worcester Field site. NOW CLOSED

Publication Date:
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 12:15
New Gobal commitment to end TB

On Friday 17 November 75 ministers announced a landmark agreement to take urgent action to end tuberculosis (TB) by 2030 at the conclusion of a World Health Organization (WHO) conference in Moscow, Russia, on eradicating the world's deadliest infectious disease.

Publication Date:
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:30