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.


Friday, 23 June 2017
18 April 2017 Vacancy: PhD Fellowship: Biomarker HIV associated TB

The South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative has a vacancy for a PhD Fellowship: Biomarkers of HIV associated with Tuberculosis. NOW CLOSED.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 07:45
5 April 2017 World TB Day 2017:Launch of “Beat TB Stories of Community Engagement”

As part of World TB Day 2017, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative has launched "Beat TB: Stories of Community Engagement" a digital story about Lienkie se Longe, a Wellcome Trust-funded engagement program which took TB messages to the Cape Winelands community during 2016.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:00
30 March 2017 Annual Report 2016

The 2016 Annual Report of the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative is now available for download from our website.

Publication Date:
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 19:45
24 March 2017 World TB Day

On Friday 24 March 2017 the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative kicked off its World TB Day program at the Zwelethemba Public Library in Worcester. The program, which will include the exhibit of graffiti walls and poster art, the screening of TB educational videos and story reading for children, will be taken to four (4) libraries in and around Worcester.

Publication Date:
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 16:15