News & Events
KNUST and Incas Diagnostics Develop Rapid COVID-19 Diagnostic Test
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) and Incas Diagnostics, a diagnostic company in Kumasi have developed and are optimising Rapid Diagnostic Tests (RDT) for COVID-19 testing. This significant contribution towards the fight against COVID-19, will augment the current COVID-19 testing regime in the country.
EUCHS Affiliates with KNUST to Run Pharm D Programme
Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), an Instrument of Affiliation and Affiliation Agreement with Entrance University College of Health Sciences (EUCHS) to enhance partnership through institutional affiliation.
KNUST Alumni Donates to KCCR and UHS
The Global Alumni Association of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) has donated an amount of fifty thousand Ghana Cedis (GH₵50,000.00) to two institutions in KNUST; Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research into Tropical Medicine (KCCR) and the University Health Services (UHS).
CEO of KNAPO Construction Ltd. Donates to KNUST
The Chief Executive Officer of KNAPO Construction Limited, Mr Isaac Owusu, has donated 10 Veronica Buckets, 10 standing tables, 10 trash bins and 10 washing basins to Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST). According to Mr. Owusu, the gesture forms part of the company’s efforts to helping critical sectors within the institution to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
KNUST Management, ISA and SRC Donate Food Items to International Students
The Management of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and technology (KNUST), Kumasi led by the Vice Chancellor, Professor Kwesi Obiri-Danso, the International Students’ Association (ISA), KNUST and The Students’ Representative Council of KNUST have donated food items worth fifty thousand Ghana Cedis (Ghc 50,000.00) to international students of the University.
Ghanaian Philanthropists Based in USA Donate Surgical Masks to KNUST
As part of efforts to protect staff of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST), Kumasi, two philanthropists based in the United States of America (USA), Dr. Yaw Adu-Gyamfi of the Liberty University and Dr. Anyani-Boadum Oheneba have donated ten thousand (10,000) pieces of nose masks to the University.
Research & Innovation
Rapid, simple, inexpensive high-throughput antimicrobial susceptibility testing (AST) in natural product drug discovery and tackling antibiotic resistance in global infectious diseases.
Current evidence of increasing failure to antimicrobial therapy due to drug resistance may be leading us potentially into a post-antibiotic era, and thus threaten the advances made in medicine (Carlet et al., 2012). The worldwide surge in resistant bacteria and the paradoxical downward trend in the development of new antibiotics simultaneously have serious implications.Read more