Timeline Stories

THINK’s flagship Clinical Trial Unit built

Highlights: USAID TB LON-SAFT programme expanded to uMkhanyakude district in KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape Province Provincial support to the Departments of Health in KwaZulu-Natal and Eastern Cape TB Advocacy team’s Key Vulnerable Populations work expanded to Ugu New sites: Head Office moved to larger premises on 4 Lucas Drive, Hillcrest THINK CTU built in Hillcrest uMkhanyakude District Office, Richards Bay eThekwini District Office, Hillcrest New projects: Video Observed Treatment (VOT) to improve TB care (MSF) ART preparedness is by Johnson and Johnson Paternity Safety trial (UCL)

THINK wins province’s Top Business Award

Highlight: THINK won KZN TOP BUSINESS AWARD in the ‘Community and Social Services’ category Impact: 139,106 persons living with HIV reached with treatment support Shortened (from 2 years to 9 months) treatment for drug-resistant TB adopted as Standard of Care in South Africa New sites: THINK Head Office, Hillcrest, Durban New projects: SimpliciTB (NC008) clinical trial start (TB Alliance) TB PRACTECAL clinical trial, start at Don McKenzie CTU (MSF)

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