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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.
Kick TB Schools Program 17- 27 May 2016
On Tuesday 17 May 2016, SATVI kicked off a districtwide TB awareness raising program, in partnership with TB Alliance, the Western Cape Education Department, AERAS, TB Care (USAID), in Robertson.

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Friday, 23 June 2017
1 June 2017 SATVI to exhibit at Art of Medicine Exhibit on Monday 5 June 2017

SATVI will be showcasing its Beat TB Graffiti Wall and Lienkie se Longe Digital Storybook at the Art of Medicine Exhibit on Monday 5 June 2017. The Art of Medicine" Exhibit is hosted by the Hatter Institute and UCT Health Sciences Faculty on 5 June 2017 from 17h00 to 19h30 in the foyer of the Chris Barnard Building. 

Publication Date:
Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 20:00
27 May 2017 Research Safety and Immunogenicity of Adenovirus 35 Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate in Adults with Active or Previous Tuberculosis. A Randomized Trial.

SATVI author Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled "Safety and Immunogenicity of Adenovirus 35 Tuberculosis Vaccine Candidate in Adults with Active or Previous Tuberculosis. A Randomized Trial" appearing in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care.

Publication Date:
Saturday, May 27, 2017 - 13:45
24 May 2017 Research Serial QuantiFERON testing and tuberculosis disease risk among young children: an observational cohort study

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill, Associate Professor Tom Scriba, Doctors Michele Tameris and Elisa Nemes have co authored  a paper titled "Serial QuantiFERON testing and tuberculosis disease risk among young children: an observational cohort study" appearing in the Lancet Respiratory Journal.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 - 21:45
15 May 2017 Local TB drama makes it to national TV

The cast of Lienkie se Longe, a local produced TB awareness drama, recently featured on the Hectic Nine 9, national youth magazine TV program. 

Publication Date:
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30

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