News & Events
Vice-Chancellor Delivers State of the University Address
The Vice-Chancellor of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson, has briefed members of Convocation on the progress of the University at the 2021 State of the University Address held at the Great Hall, KNUST on 9th December 2021.
KNUST Wellness Centre Holds Week-long ‘Fresh Foods Fair’
The KNUST Wellness Centre, headed by Professor (Mrs.) Ibok Oduro, in collaboration with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Estate Organisation, has held a week-long “Fresh Foods Fair” from Monday, 13th to Friday, 17th December, 2021 at the KNUST Commercial Area.
KNUST Wellness Center Holds Breast Cancer Screening Exercise
As part of its mandate to raise awareness and educate the University Community about breast cancer and self-examination, the Wellness Center of Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in partnership with the University Health Services (UHS) and the College of Health Sciences has organised a nine-day free breast cancer screening exercise from the 18th t
Government of India Establishes Tele-Education and Tele-Medicine Centre in KNUST
The Indian High Commissioner to Ghana, His Excellency Sugandh Rajaram, with the Ashanti Regional Minister, Honourable Simon Osei Mensah, and Professor (Mrs.) Rita Akosua Dickson have commissioned the e-VidyaBharti (Tele-education) and e-ArogyaBharti (E-VBAB) Centre.
KCCR/KNUST Filariasis Team Hold Workshop on Hygiene-Based Lymphedema Morbidity Management
The Filariasis team from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research in Tropical Medicine (KCCR) led by the Dean of the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Professor Alexander Yaw Debrah have organised a day’s workshop on Hygiene-Based Lymphedema Morbidity Management in Lymphatic Filariasis (LF), widely known as Elephantiasis for Distri
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
Dr (Mrs) Cynthia Amaning Danquah
BPharm (Hons), MPhil (Pharmacology), PhD (London), MPSGH
KNUST On Youtube
Emefa, a Covid-19 Ambassador of KNUST educates KNUST students and the entire University Community on the need to observe the Covid-19 Protocols outlined by the University.