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Name: Antrum Biotech (Pty) Ltd
Street 1: Ground Floor, Liesbeek House, RIVER PARK
Street 2: Liesbeek Parkway
City: Cape Town
Post Code: 7700
Country: South Africa
Phone: +27(0)21 680-5333
Web Site:

Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Ms
First Name: Khilona
Last Name: Radia
Title: CEO
Phone: +27(0)74 1988 300

Alternate Focal Point Contact Information

Salutation: Dr
First Name: Ruth
Last Name: McNerney
Phone: +27(0)21 4066620

General Information

Board Constituency: Private sector
Organization Type - Primary: Private Sector
Organization Type - Secondary: Company
Is your organization legally registered in your country: Yes
Organization Reach: International
Organization Description:
Antrum Biotech specialises in healthcare innovations. We identify promising research activities within the academic field and work towards translating these into workable, commercial products that impact healthcare in the developing world. Our current area of expertise lies in developing diagnostic tests for TB and other infectious diseases.
Total number of staff in your organization: 6 - 10
Number of full-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 6 - 10
Number of part-time staff who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
Number of volunteers who are directly involved with TB: 1 - 5
What is your organization's annual budget (USD) dedicated to TB? $500,001-$1 MIL
How did you hear about the Stop TB Partnership: Involvement in TB control provision
If you were informed or referred by another partner of the Stop TB Partnership please tell us who:
Why do you wish join the Stop TB Partnership: Network with other partners
Are you a member of a Stop TB national partnership: No
Are you in contact with your national TB programme: Yes
Please tell us how your organization is contributing to your country's national TB control plan:
We are developing a diagnostic test to aid case detection and also support the Free of TB charity that works with MDR and XDR patients.

Geographical Reach

Which country is your headquarters located in: South Africa
Which WHO region is the main focus of your work: Global
Which countries do you do operate in:
(This includes countries you are conducting activities in)
South Africa


Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities
Research and Development

Specializations in Countries

Provision of drugs, diagnostics and commodities South Africa


Please tell us how your organization will contribute to the Global Plan to Stop TB by briefly describing its involvement in any of the areas of work listed below:

Laboratory Strengthening:
A part of our brief in providing new diagnostics will include training in the use and application of the new diagnostic tests

New Diagnostics:
Our key area of work is developing affordable diagnostic tests for TB.

We look at the impact of new diagnostics.


Declaration of interests:
We are a commercial company and will be distributing diagnostic products.

Application date: June 10, 2015
Last updated: July 22, 2015