Screen Shot 2017-02-01 at 6.25.45 AM

The Medicines Patent Pool Announces First Licence for Tuberculosis Treatment

In an effort to improve the international response to combatting multidrug-resistant TB, MPP and Johns Hopkins University sign licensing agreement for investigational treatment sutezolid   Geneva, 25 January 2017  — The Medicines Patent Pool today announced that it has signed a licence with Johns Hopkins University to facilitate the clinical development of tuberculosis (TB) drug


XMAS Box 2016

Annete and the team visited Brooklyn Chest Hospital to give the patients christmas gifts. “The x-mas boxes this year were a great success. We gave the boxes to every patient in person. This was very heart-warming. Thanks to all staff ” said Annete


Community Interaction day at Stellenbosch University

The Stellenbosch Students had their third year Sport Science Community Interaction Day on Saturday the 15th of October at Stellenbosch University. The Day was a tremendous success, and the children left us feeling very happy (and exhausted!) They said.  The Donations made was used to buy a lovely lunch of hotdogs, fruit juice, and nutritious snacks


Vumile is inspired to do more in his community.

Former CAB member, Vumile “Mabra” Mantle is one of the passionate member of the Delft community. He’s local designer, He makes a living by sewing garments and selling them in and around the Delft community. Despite socio-economic problems in this community, Young people like “Mabra” have taken a stand to use their self-acquired skills to


Prof Diacon scoops the Union Scientific prize award

Prof Andreas Diacon was awarded the 2016 Scientific Prize at the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease Conference recently held in Liverpool, UK. Diacon is an associate professor at Stellenbosch University’s Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, consulting pulmonologist, and founder-CEO of TASK Applied Sciences. He was the principal investigator on some of the