Tri-Partner Quarterly Meeting

CAB and local clinics meeting to discuss clinical trials and patients participation in research. In attendance were CAB members and nurses from:Blue downs Clinics, Delft CHC, Belhar Clinic, Delft south Clinic, Mfuleni clinic and Symphony clinic.

CTU CAB Council

The CTU CAB (Community Advisory Board), TASK, DTTC and FAMCRU met to discuss better ways to build a bridge between research and the communities at their annual Community Advisory Board Clinical Research Sites event.

Vela in Kenya

TB Alliance Fellowship Training: The objective of the fellowship is mentoring, coaching and support, they visit sites where TB Alliance supports community engagement. “At the fellowship visit in Kibera Kenya, we met with Community Liasing Officer at Kemri Research Unit to discuss the Community Engagement program. We also met with the CAB members to share…

Visual Acuity Training at BCH

Lecturer Prasidh Ramson visited TASK Applied Science to bolster nurses’ training in three basic screening tests that are important for patients that have tuberculosis (TB).Michelle Eriksson, site coordinator at TASK Applied Science, said the training had been a valuable learning experience for nurses. See the full story here.

STOP TB Open Windows Taxi Campaign

As winter approaches in, many people find it very comfortable to close windows in order to  keep warm but in many instances that causes the TB bacteria to live longer in the air. TB is air-born and the Community Advisory Board has taken the Stop TB-Open Windows Campaign into the community, especially to the taxi…

WORLD TB DAY Activities

Each year we commemorate World TB Day on March 24 to raise public awareness about the devastating health, social and economic consequences of tuberculosis (TB) and to step up efforts to end the global TB epidemic.   TASK was at various townships to bring awareness.

Prof in Action

We would like to congratulate our CEO Prof Andreas and his friend Joeri van Leeuwen on completing the Cape-Epic Mountain Bike Race.   “My thanks go to my partner Joeri van Leeuwen. Even the hardest track becomes easy if one can do it in a team.” Prof Andreas