• KCCR 25th Anniversary

    KCCR 25th Anniversary

  • Malaria Meeting 2023 at BNITM

    Save the Date! The Malaria Meeting has developed into a scientific event that is respected beyond the borders of Germany, where both clinicians and non-clinical natural scientists present their results on current malaria research.

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    KCCR offers a Walk-in Service for COVID-19 PCR Testing for members of the general public for travelling purposes every day including weekends and holidays from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. text

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    If you have traveled from a COVID-19 high risk country in the last 14 days AND developed symptoms
    • Stay in your house and isolate yourself as much as possible
    • Call the Ghana Health Service (GHS) Hotline 0552222004/0552222005/0509497700/0558439868
    • The GHS will give you further instructions and take a sample from you
    • Do NOT go to one of the testing facilities or hospitals. Testing is only provided for samples coming via the GHS.

  • About KCCR

    As an international platform for biomedical research, KCCR’s modus operandi based on the close collaboration between KNUST School of Medicine and Dentistry (KSMD), Ghana, and the Bernhard-Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Hamburg, Germany.

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Research Groups & Projects

In line with its mission to advance research and to meet the current and future health needs of Ghana and international community, KCCR hosts Research Groups for...

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Lab & Diagnostic Services

KCCR provides laboratory facilities for Bacteriology, Immunology, Parasitology, Entomology, Molecular Biology and a large Cold Room for storage.

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Day of science

News, Events & Opportunities

To promote teaching and training activity, news of academic excellence and opportunities for health research training, postgraduate training are advertised for selection of suitable....

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Coronaviruses are large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. They often circulate among camels, cats, and bats, and can..

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KCCR Seminar Room

KCCR Graduates

As part of the KCCR's mandate to produce the next generation of researchers, training and capacity building activities are organised and hosted in the KCCR facility.

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Coronaviruses are large family of viruses that cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases. They often circulate among camels, cats, and bats, and can ...

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The official Newsletter of ASAAP Project July 2022 Click here to read…
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BSL 3 Training for Laboratory Staff

KCCR laboratory staff undergo a two-week intensive BSL 3 training in Germany. The trainings were held at the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI), Reims Island and the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Hamburg – Germany. This is related to emergency preparedness for pandemics and the institute’s expansion. Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI) Bernhard Nocht ...
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Installation of CGM Schulab Laboratory Information System (LIS)

As part of their contribution to the COVID-19 response in Ghana, Dr Mark Keatley and Mrs Rosemary Keatley former Managing Director, Medlab Services Ghana Ltd secured a grant of $46,650 to cover the license and hardware for the installation of CGM Schuylab, a Laboratory Information System. This new system is ...
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KCCR selected to participate in AREF Excell Researcher and Leadership Development Programme 2018

After a highly competitive process, Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and its four leading Scientists have been ...

Training in Line Probe Assays for Tuberculosis

As part of efforts by the Ghana National Tuberculosis Programme (NTP) to pilot the use of the short Multidrug Resistant (MDR) Tuberculosis treatment in Ghana, ...

Training In Malaria Diagnostics

Microscopy remains the most accessible method for parasite quantitation, classification of severity of malaria disease, for drug efficacy monitoring, and as a gold standard reference ...

KCCR 20th Anniversary Durbar

KCCR 20th Anniversary grand durbar celebration took place on Friday 17th November 2017 at the Centre’s quadrangle. Dignitaries that graced the occasion were Nana Baffour ...

Hepatitis B Vaccination Exercise

A novel introduction in the Health and Safety Policy at KCCR was the compulsory Hepatitis B vaccine for everybody working in the KCCR laboratories and/or ...
KCCR 25th Anniversary

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) is celebrating its 25th Anniversary. There will be a Symposium from the 29th to the 30th of November 2022.