Ghana partners in African Snakebite Alliance

Leading snakebite experts from Ghana, Rwanda, Kenya, Eswatini and the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM), UK launch the African Snakebite Alliance (ASA) to tackle deadly snakebite envenoming. The ASA is set to enhance collaboration between the international scientific community and policymakers as well as community groups in Africa. Its purpose is to improve health […]

African researchers must negotiate for equitable NTD partnerships-Dr. Amuasi

Dr. John Amuasi, Executive Director of the African Research Network for Neglected Tropical Diseases (ARNTD), encouraged African researchers to negotiate and push for equitable research collaborations. “Collaborations are reciprocal in nature. You understand what will be best in your context. You must not shy away from negotiating. You often have more power than you know,” […]

KCCR Leads Capacity Building phase of Neonatal Sepsis Trial

Kumasi Centre for Collaborative in Research (KCCR), KNUST will be leading the Capacity Building Work Package for the Severe Neonatal Infection Adaptive Platform Trials in Africa (SNIP-AFRICA) Consortium. Dr. John Amuasi, serving as the Principal Investigator for the study in Ghana and co-leading the Capacity Building Work Package for the SNIP-Africa consortium, expresses confidence in […]

Nurses Must Embrace Numbers for Global Health Impact

Kwaku Duah, a trained nurse and self-taught data analyst is urging nurses to embrace quantitative analysis. He is optimistic it will help nurses become drivers of change in global health research. “I am a nurse myself, and I have realized most nurses dread quantitative analysis (a technique that uses mathematical and statistical modeling, measurement, and […]

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 […]