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15 May 2017 Local TB drama makes it to national TV
Saturday, May 20, 2017 - 12:30

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

12 May 2017 International Nurses Day
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 14:30

On Friday 12 May 2017, the South African Tuberculosis Vaccine Initiative paid homage to the many nurses in the Cape Winelands District with the donation of cupcakes to brighten up their teatime.

5 May 2017 Research Published A Functional TOLLIP Variant is Associated with BCG-Specific Immune Responses and Tuberculosis.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 21:15

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill, Associate Professor Tom Scriba & Dr  Munyaradzi Musvosvi have published an article titled "A Functional TOLLIP Variant is Associated with BCG-Specific Immune Responses and Tuberculosis" appearing in the  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.

21 April 2017 Latest research Mortality in Severe HIV-TB Associates with Innate Immune Activation and Dysfunction of Monocytes.
Friday, April 21, 2017 - 08:15

SATVI author Dr Elisa Nemes has co-authored a paper titled "Mortality in Severe HIV-TB Associates with Innate Immune Activation and Dysfunction of Monocytes" appearing in the Clinical Infectious Diseases Journal.

19 April 2017 Research: The CSF immune response in HIV-1-associated cryptococcal meningitis: macrophage activation, correlates of disease severity and effect of antiretroviral therapy.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 10:00

SATVI author Associate Professor Tom Scriba has co-authored a paper titled "The CSF immune response in HIV-1-associated cryptococcal meningitis: macrophage activation, correlates of disease severity and effect of antiretroviral therapy" appearing in the Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.

18 April 2017 Vacancy: PhD Fellowship: Biomarker HIV associated TB
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 07:45

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

5 April 2017 World TB Day 2017:Launch of “Beat TB Stories of Community Engagement”
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 - 14:00

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.

30 March 2017 Annual Report 2016
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 19:45

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

24 March 2017 World TB Day
Sunday, March 26, 2017 - 16:15

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.

15 March 2017 NEW PUBLICATION: Prevalence of latent TB infection and TB disease among adolescents in high TB burden countries in Africa: a systematic review protocol
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 21:30

SATVI authors have published an article titled "Prevalence of latent TB infection and TB disease among adolescents in high TB burden countries in Africa: a systematic review protocol" appearing in the British Medical Journal.

7 March 2017 Research Policy-driven Interventions: Tuberculosis
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 21:00

SATVI authors Professor Mark Hatherill and Associate Professor Tom Scriba have co-authored a paper titled: "Policy-interventions: Tuberculosis" appearing in the British Medical Journal Global Health.
 

27 February 2017 SATVI researcher awarded accreditation as Established Researcher by National Research Foundation
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 19:45

Dr Michele Tameris, SATVI Investigator has been awarded accreditation as an Established Researcher by the National Research Foundation, having recently been rated in the category C1, in acknowledgement of national and international standing.

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