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

The KCCR COVID19 testing team is collaborating with Newmont Ghana Limited by providing technical support for the set-up of two…

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

New look for KCCR labs

KCCR  laboratories have undergone refurbishment with the replacement of tables, surfaces, cabinets and doors that were installed 20 years. For…

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Setting operational research agenda for skin NTDs in Ghana

A 2-day workshop was organised on 13 – 14th July 2021, for representatives from Sekyere East, Ahafo Ano North, Asante…

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Setting operational research agenda for skin NTDs in Ghana

The KCCR Journal Club Meeting

Schedule of Presentations for 1st Half-Year of 2018

January – June 2018

The management of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) is seeking to recruit enthusiastic and committed graduate students on the BuruliNox project. The post is funded by The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) grant and seeks to evaluate the use nitric oxide generating dressing (EDX) to improve management of Buruli ulcer disease.

  • Three (3) PhD student positions
  • Two (2) masters student positions

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The management of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) together with the Institute of Medical Microbiology Immunology and Parasitology, Bonn, Germany and Department of General Paediatrics and Neonatology, University Children’s Hospital, Duesseldorf, Germany is seeking to recruit hardworking, enthusiastic and committed staff to occupy the under-listed positions on the MAP-TB project. The project is funded by German-African Cooperation Project in Infectology (DFG) and seeks to investigate the effect of Mansonella perstans on BCG vaccine-induced protection against M. tuberculosis and tuberculosis disease severity and recovery.

  1. Postdoctoral Fellow Research Position
  2. Doctoral (PhD) Student Position
  3. Masters (MPhil) Student Position
  4. Research Assistant Position

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The management of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) together with the Institute of Virology, Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin, is seeking to recruit an enthusiastic and committed PhD student on the PANDORA-ID-NET project. The post is funded by The European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) grant and seeks to investigate the influence of diagnostics of specific viral etiological agents of encephalitis on outcome of disease.

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KCCR COVID 19

Background
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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