Dr. John Amuasi calls for multi-sectoral collaboration to address health Inequities

Dr. John Humphrey Amuasi, Group Leader for the Global Health and Infectious Disease Epidemiology Research Group at KCCR(KNUST) and Senior Lecturer at the School of Public Health KNUST is worried inequities are still hampering quality healthcare delivery in Africa. He observed: “Compared to high-income countries, low-middle-income countries are disproportionately impacted health-wise and economically by the […]

Call Now Open: Basic Epidemiology with STATA (BASES) 2023 Workshop

As part of the Skills for Excellence In Science Series (SEXISS), The Global Health and Infectious Diseases Research Group at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR), Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in collaboration with the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) and the German Center for Infection […]

Scientists from the US Army Receive Warm Welcome at KCCR

In a remarkable display of collaboration between the armed forces and the scientific community, a group of distinguished Scientists from the US Army were recently welcomed at KCCR. Led by Dr. Ernest Adankwah, the Deputy head of Labs at KCCR, the visitors were taken on an immersive tour through the laboratories, experiencing firsthand the remarkable […]

Antibiotic-resistant sepsis still claiming newborn lives in Africa.

Penta leads new scientific collaboration to improve treatment and reduce mortality. Padova (Italy), 27 July 2023 – A new European-African collaboration to improve the way infections in newborns are treated is launching today. The project, called SNIP-AFRICA, aims to reduce mortality among neonates in hospital with sepsis in Africa, in an era of increasing antimicrobial […]

The Ghana-NRW University Alliance pays visit to KCCR

KCCR was visited by officials of The Ghana-NRW University Alliance Office, led by Dr. Georg Verweyen and Dr. Beatrice Asenso Barnieh. KCCR’s Scientific Director, Prof. Richard Phillips welcomed the group and gave them a tour of the various facilities before briefing them on the research that has been conducted so far. The Ghana-NRW University Alliance […]

The Filariasis group of KCCR launch new project – TAKeOFF 2

The Filariasis group of KCCR led by Prof. Alex Debrah held a meeting to introduce the group to their new project – TAKeOFF 2. This new project is as a result of the groundbreaking research done in TAKeOFF 1. At the meeting, group members were updated on project plan and work to be done. The […]

Prof. Jürgen May, Chairman of BNITM, gives update on BNITM to KCCR Staff and students.

The Group Leader of AG-May and Chairman of #BNITM, Prof. Juergen May, visited KCCR and gave a special presentation to the Staff and Students of KCCR on Updates from Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine. This further strengthens the partnership between the KCCR and the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine. Germany. KCCR is a […]

Eugene Adade from KCCR Receives the 2023 Young Scientist Award at the Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Germany

Dr Eugene Adade, now an MSc student of the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI), Federal Research Institute for Animal Health, Germany, received the 2023 Young Scientist Award of the Friends and Patrons Association of the Friedrich-Loeffler-Institut (FLI). The FLI Headquarters in Northern Germany hosted the occasion where Eugene Adade presented his outstanding work and got the Award from […]

Dr. Christoph Rövekamp from BMBF pays visit to KCCR

On Tuesday, June 27, 2023, Dr. Christoph Rövekamp from the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), which is in charge of tackling energy-related concerns, made a visit to WASCAL at the College of Engineering, KNUST and the Kumasi Center for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine. He received an overview of the current scope of […]