The official Newsletter of ASAAP Project July 2022 Click here to read…

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 Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM)

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 installed on equipment used by […]

KCCR becomes an Environmentally Friendly Research Centre at KNUST

KCCR has installed photovoltaic solar panels with a 70kWh storage capacity for inverter systems to allow its BSL3 laboratories to enjoy an uninterrupted power supply, independent of the electricity Grid.  This was supported by a grant from Studies and Experts Fund Ghana/GIZ The laboratories, cafeteria and guest house rooms are also served with a Solar […]

KCCR receives logistics support to boost SARS COV 2 genome sequencing capacity.

KCCR made a representation at the 2nd Genomic Sequencing Partners meeting on April 20, 2022, at Noguchi Memorial Institute for Medical Research (NMIMR). At the meeting, partners received logistics support from WHO and the Ministry of Health (MOH), Ghana to strengthen SARS-CoV-2 sequencing capacity. The team was represented by Dr. Ernest Adankwah, Dr Michael Owusu […]