• KCCR is offering a Walk-In Service for COVID-19 Testing for Traveling purposes

    WALK-IN COVID-19 TESTING AT KCCR KCCR offers a Walk-in Service for COVID-19 PCR Testing for members of the general public for traveling purposes everyday including weekends and holidays from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. text

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  • IMPORTANT INFORMATION

    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 Medical Science(SMS), 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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KCCR Laboratory

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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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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KCCR COVID 19

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 sometimes evolve and infect people.
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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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KCCR COVID 19

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 sometimes evolve and infect people.

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News

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 selected to participate in the Excell Researcher and Leadership Development Programme funded with a grant from the Robert Bosch Stiftung and run by the African ...
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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 ...