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  

World TB DAY Outreach 2018

As World TB Day 2018 draws near, TASK and TBProof reached out to connect with local learners at DF Malan High School to educate them about TB and TB infection control. Thanks to Goodman Makanda (TBProof) for sharing his personal story and Dr Erlandy Basson (TASK) for educating the learners grades 9-12, on TB and…

Epilepsy SA Skills & Development Workshop

TASK at Epilespy SA Skills & Development Workshop for people with disabilities. “There are qualified graduates in the disabled community and they are faced with an unemployment rate, local organisations have now come together to tackle this issue head-on.” Jaydene Basson, Social Worker for Epilepsy South Africa  

TASK staff ride for a cause

This past Sunday four TASK staff team members and friends took up the challenge to ride the 109 kilometer Cape Town Cycle Tour, the largest timed cycling race in the world. This in aid to raise funds for bursaries to the university of Stellenbosch. TASK staff who participated were: Andreas Diacon Florian von Groote-Bidlingmaier Duncan…