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1 2013/2014 TASK Applied Science performs clinical trials in tuberculosis

2 2013/2014 TASK has completed several important projects in the last 7 years including trials with Bedaquiline and Delamanid. TASK mainly collaborates with international NGOs, government funded consortia, academic centers and pharmaceutical companies on various drug development projects. Task Applied Science (TASK) was founded in 2005 with the aim to accelerate the development and evaluation of novel anti tuberculosis drugs.

3 TASK operates at the new Task Research Centre in Bellville, Cape Town, which is a central facility that provides adequate space for patients, protection of staff from infection with tuberculosis and a hub from which we coordinate quality assurance, training and long-term follow–up of all our trials participants. 2013/2014

4 Delft CHC Mfuleni CHC Brooklyn Chest Hospital TASKs peripheral study sites are located in Delft, Mfuleni, Scottsdene (under construction) and Brooklyn Chest Hospital. 2013/2014 Sites and Facilities

5 TASK supports community participation through its Community Engagement Program. Community engagement helps to establish relationships with communities affected by TB who are participating in clinical research. We sponsor several activities such as training sessions, sport events and awareness campaigns. 2013/2014 Engaging Communities

6 TASK uses the Stellenbosch University CCTR TB laboratory for the majority of trials. 2013/2014

7 For General Enquiries : Task Research Centre Address: 1 Smal Street Bellville 7530 Phone: /45 Fax: Prof. Andreas H. Diacon CEO and Chief Investigator Phone: Fax: Prof. / Dr Florian von Groote-Biglingmaier Director Phone: Fax: / Norma Groenewald Director Phone: /45 Fax:


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