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.


Monday, 23 October 2017
9 August 2017 SATVI hosts delegation from the Cape Winelands Education Department

On Thursday 3 August the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative hosted a delegation from the Cape Winelands Education TB & HIV Program.

Publication Date:
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 - 11:45
7 August 2017 Research: Differential Recognition of Mtb-specific Epitopes as a Function of Tuberculosis Disease History

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill, Associate Professor Tom Scriba,  Drs. Munyaradzi Musvosvi and Virginie Rozoton have co-authored a research paper titled "Differential recognition of Mtb-specific epitopes as a function of tuberculosis disease history" appearing in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.


Publication Date:
Monday, August 14, 2017 - 22:15
30 July 2017 Welcome to Professor David Lewinsohn

 Welcome to Dr David M. Lewinsohn, visiting Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, who will be focusing on research into whether or not MR1-restricted T cells have the capacity for immunologic memory during his stay with SATVI.

Publication Date:
Saturday, August 5, 2017 - 13:45
17 July 2017 Research Published: Cross-species Mycobacterial Inhibition Assay Project 2010 -2014

SATVI authors Tom Scriba,  Adam Penn-Nicholson and Mwandile Erasmus have co-authored a research paper titled "The Crosspecies Mycobacterial Growth Inhibition Assay (MGIA) Project 2010-2014" appearing in the Clinical and Vaccine Immunology journal.

Publication Date:
Monday, July 17, 2017 - 09:45