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ScimathUS
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...
2018 Tb under the Spotlight Science Engagement
The “TB Under the Spotlight Science Engagement” programme was conceptualised and presented by South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) with scientists from the Division of Molecular Biology and Human Genetics at Stellenbosch University...
Community Engagement
Lienkie's Lungs TB Awareness Drama: SATVI collaborated with the UCT Drama Department and the Mothertongue Community project in developing "Lienkie se Longe", a drama to raise awareness about TB. The drama was performed at community clinics and...
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
Carina's Choice: SATVI collaborated with UCT Drama Department and Worcester Secondary School in developing this play which was performed by learners from Worcester Secondary School at 8 local high schools reaching approximately 8 000 adolescents in...

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Monday, 19 November 2018
Results from innovative tuberculosis vaccine trial show potential for new BCG revaccination strategies and hope for subunit vaccines.

Scientists from the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative (SATVI) and the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation have announced publication in the New England Journal of Medicine of the results of an innovative clinical trial that provides encouraging new evidence that TB vaccines could prevent sustained TB infections in high-risk adolescents. our latest TB vaccine clinical trial have been published in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Publication Date:
Thursday, July 12, 2018 - 08:15
Vaccine Honours students

On Friday 22 June 2018 the Worcester SATVI field site hosted UCT Honours Vaccinology students.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, June 27, 2018 - 21:00
Latest research: A Serum Circulating miRNA Signature for Short-Term Risk of Progression to Active Tuberculosis Among Household Contacts

SATVI's Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a research paper titled "Latest research: A Serum Circulating miRNA Signature for Short-Term Risk of Progression to Active Tuberculosis Among Household Contacts" appearing in the Frontiers in Immunology.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 - 14:15
11 April 2018 SATVI 2017 Annual Report Now available

The 2017 SATVI Annual Report is now available.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 11, 2018 - 13:00

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