KCCR Labs Hosts Successful 5-Day Workshop on Genomics and Bioinformatics for Infectious Pathogens

In an exciting educational initiative, the KCCR Labs team recently conducted a comprehensive 5-day workshop on Next Generation Sequencing (NGS) Based Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics for Bacterial and Viral Disease-causing Infectious Pathogens. This hands-on training event happened at KCCR from September 25th to September 29th, 2023. During this workshop, participants learnt about wet lab preparation. […]

KNUST Day of Giving.

The KNUST Day of Giving is a 24-hour global online fundraising initiative, scheduled for Friday, 6th October 2023. It is a day set aside by KNUST for her alumni, friends and stakeholders such as staff, students, parents, neighbours and business partners to show appreciation to the University. The objective is to rally as many people […]

GRASAG KNUST Executives Honour KCCR for Its Exceptional Contribution to Research in Ghana

The Graduate Students’ Association of Ghana (GRASAG) KNUST Chapter has recognized and honored the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR-KNUST) for its outstanding contributions to research and healthcare in Ghana. The visit by the executives, held on Wednesday 20th September 2023, was to celebrate KCCR’s dedication to advancing scientific knowledge and improving […]

Prof. Alex Debrah Addresses UN General Assembly Science Summit on Tackling Elephantiasis and River Blindness in Africa through TAKeOFF Project

In a groundbreaking moment at the United Nations General Assembly Science Summit, Professor Alex Debrah of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR-KNUST) captured the world’s attention as he gave a speech on how the TAKeOFF project, funded by The German Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), has set its sights on […]

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 […]

Inqaba Biotech Holds Pipette Usage Training for Scientists at KCCR

Inqaba Biotech, a leading name in providing cutting-edge laboratory solutions in Africa, recently organized a comprehensive pipette usage training program for scientists at the KCCR. The workshop’s theme was “The Science of Pipetting to Perfection” and was held on 24th August 2023 at the KCCR Seminar Room. The workshop aimed to enhance the precision and […]

Participants of One Health CPD Programme from G-WAC, KNUST, Visit KCCR for Study Exploration

In a significant stride towards advancing the global agenda of health security and pandemic preparedness, participants of the One Health Continuous Professional Development Programme (CPD) at the German West African Centre for Global Health and Pandemic Prevention (G-WAC),KNUST, embarked on a constructive study visit to the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR). […]