Nurses Nonjabulo Msibi, Bhekisisa Khumalo and Nontobeko

Nurses Nonjabulo Msibi, Bhekisisa Khumalo and Nontobeko out in the community conducting household contract tracing for a TB patient recently seen at Edendale Hospital. Through this particular household visit one of the family members tested positive and was then directed to a clinic to commence with the TB treatment. While conducting these house visits the… Read more »

Nurse Lungile Phakathi

My name is Lungile Phakathi, currently the only nurse working on a peadiatric trial at THINK. I work for the Janssen study which has been going on for some time . I have been with THINK for quite a long time and I have worked in every clinical research site at THINK. I have never… Read more »

Nurse Nondumiso Radebe

Nurse Nondumiso Radebe is part of the USAID TB LON-SAFT uMgungundlovu team that does invaluable work among Community Care Givers (CCGs). Nurse Nondumiso Radebe training Mafakathini Clinic outreach team on DR-TB. Training topics addressed infection control, and contract tracing and the importance of adherence to treatment. Through these training sessions and interaction with Nondumiso, the… Read more »

From Dr Susan Ford

To all our incredible nurses at the HCTU we want to honour and celebrate you and say a Huge Thank You for all you are and all you do! You guys are amazing and an integral part of the team, we are so so grateful for you all. You play a vital role in seeing... Read more »

From Dr Shrivani Padayachee

To the Phenomenal nurses at THINK, especially the  HCTU. Thank you for being you, for all that you do and for all that you bring to the THINK team. We are so grateful for each of you and appreciate you so much! You are often the 1st face a patient sees when they arrive at… Read more »


Thinking Out The Box

THINK’s work and opening of a new research site at Don MacKenzie hospital was noticed in The Crest Magazine.

Dr Staples is awarded the EDCTP -TDR Clinical Research & Development Fellowship

In September 2017 Doctor Suzanne Staples left for the Netherlands for 1 year as the recipient of the EDCTP -TDR Clinical Research & Development Fellowship. The aim of the fellowship is to build capacity in African researchers through placement at a European Scientific research organisation. Through this placement fellows learn and understand the operation of… Read more »

Empowering our youth

It seems only fitting that I share this article shortly after Africa Day (May 25). As put forth by the South Africa Government, “Africa Day presents an opportunity for South Africans to reconnect and recommit themselves in support of all government Africa and a better world.” This year’s Africa Day celebration theme focused on empowering… Read more »