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KCCR collaborate with Newmont Ghana limited to establish 2 new covid19 laboratories

  • August 25, 2021
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The KCCR COVID19 testing team is collaborating with Newmont Ghana Limited by providing technical support for the set-up of two laboratories at New Abirim Hospital in the Eastern Region and Kenyase Health Centre in the Ahafo Region. Newmont Ghana purchased the needed equipment and supplies. These laboratories will be handed over to the Ghana Health […]

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New look for KCCR labs

  • August 25, 2021
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KCCR  laboratories have undergone refurbishment with the replacement of tables, surfaces, cabinets and doors that were installed 20 years. For this reason, immunology, bacteriology, molecular biology, and parasitology labs have a new look.

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Setting operational research agenda for skin NTDs in Ghana

  • August 25, 2021
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A 2-day workshop was organised on 13 – 14th July 2021, for representatives from Sekyere East, Ahafo Ano North, Asante Akim, Asutifi (North/South), Asunafo South, Ga South and Ga West Districts. Participants were selected from hotspots for Buruli ulcer, yaws, leprosy and scabies. Stakeholders that attended include representatives from WHO, Ministry of Health, KNUST, Programme […]

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Entomology Research in Ghana receives a Boost as KCCR opens Entomology Wing

  • August 23, 2021
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The KCCR Advisory Board led by Prof J.S.K Ayim officially opened the new entomology wing at KCCR. The project which cost €187,000 received part funding from the ASAAP project(€50,000) that promotes Malaria research and the remaining of the funds from KCCR. Now, malaria parasite culture is possible in this facility. This is a remarkable achievement […]

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KCCR Scientist finds a place among NIH African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI)

  • August 23, 2021
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Dr. Michael Frimpong, a lecturer at KNUST and senior Research Fellow at KCCR and a lecturer at the Department of Molecular Medicine, has been awarded a training fellowship for the second cohort of the African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) Fellows along with 9 other colleagues from seven African countries: Gambia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, […]

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Sod cutting towards establishing Clinical Trial Facility at St Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu

  • August 4, 2021
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A sod-cutting ceremony was held at St Francis Xavier Hospital in Assin Fosu on 3rd August 2021 towards the development of a clinical Trial Facility. This will provide the infrastructure to allow participation in the conduct of FDA approved, internationally accepted clinical trials to eventually improve health care in Ghana. This is a collaborative work […]

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Spotlight: Dr. Michael Frimpong

  • August 2, 2021
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Dr. Michael Frimpong, a Senior Scientist at the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research (KCCR), and a lecturer at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), has been named among the second cohort of ten fellows for the 2020 African Postdoctoral Training Initiative (APTI) to the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The African Academy […]

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The German Ambassador visits KCCR

  • June 16, 2021
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His excellency Christoph Retzlaff, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Ghana paid a final visit to KCCR on 16th June, 2021. He commended KCCR for the excellent work done in response to COVID19 pandemic and stressed the support of the German embassy. He interacted with some scientists like Dr Ernest Adankwah (an immunologist), […]

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COVID19 vaccination and visit by WHO Country Director, UNICEF & GHS Delegation

  • May 20, 2021
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KCCR has been a key stakeholder in the COVID19 pandemic response. KCCR provides testing for health facilities, footballers and travellers in the middle belt of Ghana. In the recent COVID19 vaccination exercise KCCR hosted the vaccination teams from the Oforikrom Municipal Health Directorate to ensure success in the vaccination exercise. On 20th May 2021, the […]

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